C++ vs. COBOL vs. Hack



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Description

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 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.

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

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Cons

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What are the cons of using COBOL?
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What are the cons of using Hack?
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Companies

What companies use C++?
227 companies on StackShare use C++
What companies use COBOL?
6 companies on StackShare use COBOL
What companies use Hack?
4 companies on StackShare use Hack

Integrations

What tools integrate with C++?
6 tools on StackShare integrate with C++
What tools integrate with COBOL?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with COBOL
What tools integrate with Hack?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Hack

What are some alternatives to C++, COBOL, 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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