HAML vs. Arc vs. Hack

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Description

What is HAML?

Haml is a markup language that’s used to cleanly and simply describe the HTML of any web document, without the use of inline code. Haml functions as a replacement for inline page templating systems such as PHP, ERB, and ASP. However, Haml avoids the need for explicitly coding HTML into the template, because it is actually an abstract description of the HTML, with some code to generate dynamic content.

What is Arc?

Arc is designed for exploratory programming: the kind where you decide what to write by writing it. A good medium for exploratory programming is one that makes programs brief and malleable, so that's what we've aimed for. This is a medium for sketching software.

What is Hack?

Hack provides instantaneous type checking via a local server that watches the filesystem. It typically runs in less than 200 milliseconds, making it easy to integrate into your development workflow without introducing a noticeable delay.

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Cons

What are the cons of using HAML?
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Companies

What companies use HAML?
139 companies on StackShare use HAML
What companies use Arc?
8 companies on StackShare use Arc
What companies use Hack?
4 companies on StackShare use Hack

Integrations

What tools integrate with HAML?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with HAML
What tools integrate with Arc?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Arc
What tools integrate with Hack?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Hack

What are some alternatives to HAML, Arc, and Hack?

  • JavaScript - Lightweight, interpreted, object-oriented language with first-class functions
  • PHP - A popular general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited to web development
  • HTML5 - 5th major revision of the core language of the World Wide Web
  • Python - Python is a clear and powerful object-oriented programming language, comparable to Perl, Ruby, Scheme, or Java.

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