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Description

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 Visual Basic?

Visual Basic is derived from BASIC and enables the rapid application development (RAD) of graphical user interface (GUI) applications, access to databases using Data Access Objects, Remote Data Objects, or ActiveX Data Objects, and creation of ActiveX controls and objects.

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.

Pros

Why do developers choose JavaScript?
  • Why do you like JavaScript?

    Why do developers choose Visual Basic?
    Why do you like Visual Basic?

    Why do developers choose Arc?
    Why do you like Arc?

    Cons

    What are the cons of using JavaScript?
    Downsides of JavaScript?

    What are the cons of using Visual Basic?
    No Cons submitted yet for Visual Basic
    Downsides of Visual Basic?

    What are the cons of using Arc?
    No Cons submitted yet for Arc
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    Companies

    What companies use JavaScript?
    4125 companies on StackShare use JavaScript
    What companies use Visual Basic?
    10 companies on StackShare use Visual Basic
    What companies use Arc?
    7 companies on StackShare use Arc

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with JavaScript?
    76 tools on StackShare integrate with JavaScript
    What tools integrate with Visual Basic?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Visual Basic
    What tools integrate with Arc?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Arc

    What are some alternatives to JavaScript, Visual Basic, and Arc?

    • 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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