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Description

What is PHP?

Fast, flexible and pragmatic, PHP powers everything from your blog to the most popular websites in the world.

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 JRuby?

JRuby is the effort to recreate the Ruby (http://www.ruby-lang.org) interpreter in Java. The Java version is tightly integrated with Java to allow both to script any Java class and to embed the interpreter into any Java application. See the docs directory for more information.

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    Why do developers choose JRuby?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using PHP?
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    What are the cons of using Clojure?
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    What are the cons of using JRuby?
    No Cons submitted yet for JRuby
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    Companies

    What companies use PHP?
    8214 companies on StackShare use PHP
    What companies use Clojure?
    85 companies on StackShare use Clojure
    What companies use JRuby?
    13 companies on StackShare use JRuby

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with PHP?
    54 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP
    What tools integrate with Clojure?
    7 tools on StackShare integrate with Clojure
    No integrations listed yet

    What are some alternatives to PHP, Clojure, and JRuby?

    • JavaScript - Lightweight, interpreted, object-oriented language with first-class functions
    • 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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