JavaScript vs. PHP vs. ClojureScript



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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 PHP?

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

What is ClojureScript?

ClojureScript is a compiler for Clojure that targets JavaScript. It is designed to emit JavaScript code which is compatible with the advanced compilation mode of the Google Closure optimizing compiler.

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Pros

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Cons

What are the cons of using JavaScript?
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What are the cons of using PHP?
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What are the cons of using ClojureScript?
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Companies

What companies use JavaScript?
5907 companies on StackShare use JavaScript
What companies use PHP?
10058 companies on StackShare use PHP
What companies use ClojureScript?
29 companies on StackShare use ClojureScript

Integrations

What tools integrate with JavaScript?
77 tools on StackShare integrate with JavaScript
What tools integrate with PHP?
54 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP
What tools integrate with ClojureScript?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with ClojureScript

What are some alternatives to JavaScript, PHP, and ClojureScript?

  • 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
  • Ruby - A dynamic, interpreted, open source programming language with a focus on simplicity and productivity

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