C vs. C++ vs. Hack



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Description

What is C?

What is C++?

C++ compiles directly to a machine's native code, allowing it to be one of the fastest languages in the world, if optimized.

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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Pros

Why do developers choose C?
Why do you like C?

Why do developers choose C++?
Why do you like C++?

Why do developers choose Hack?
Why do you like Hack?

Cons

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

What are the cons of using C++?
Downsides of C++?

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

Companies

What companies use C?
72 companies on StackShare use C
What companies use C++?
231 companies on StackShare use C++
What companies use Hack?
5 companies on StackShare use Hack

Integrations

What tools integrate with C?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with C
What tools integrate with C++?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with C++
What tools integrate with Hack?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Hack

What are some alternatives to C, C++, 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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