JavaScript vs. Arc vs. Hack



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What is JavaScript?

JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.

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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Companies

What companies use JavaScript?
5792 companies on StackShare use JavaScript
What companies use Arc?
8 companies on StackShare use Arc
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4 companies on StackShare use Hack

Integrations

What tools integrate with JavaScript?
75 tools on StackShare integrate with JavaScript
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 JavaScript, Arc, and Hack?

  • 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.
  • Java - A concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, language specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible

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