JavaScript vs. Clojure vs. COBOL

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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 Clojure?

Clojure is designed to be a general-purpose language, combining the approachability and interactive development of a scripting language with an efficient and robust infrastructure for multithreaded programming. Clojure is a compiled language - it compiles directly to JVM bytecode, yet remains completely dynamic. Clojure is a dialect of Lisp, and shares with Lisp the code-as-data philosophy and a powerful macro system.

What is COBOL?

COBOL was one of the first programming languages to be standardised: the first COBOL standard was issued by ANSI in 1968. COBOL is primarily used in business, finance, and administrative systems for companies and governments.

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    Why do developers choose COBOL?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using JavaScript?
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    What are the cons of using Clojure?
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    What are the cons of using COBOL?
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    Companies

    What companies use JavaScript?
    4209 companies on StackShare use JavaScript
    What companies use Clojure?
    85 companies on StackShare use Clojure
    What companies use COBOL?
    2 companies on StackShare use COBOL

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with JavaScript?
    76 tools on StackShare integrate with JavaScript
    What tools integrate with Clojure?
    7 tools on StackShare integrate with Clojure
    What tools integrate with COBOL?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with COBOL

    What are some alternatives to JavaScript, Clojure, and COBOL?

    • 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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