PHP vs. Groovy vs. COBOL



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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 Groovy?

Groovy builds upon the strengths of Java but has additional power features inspired by languages like Python, Ruby and Smalltalk. It makes modern programming features available to Java developers with almost-zero learning curve.

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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Pros

Why do developers choose PHP?
Why do you like PHP?

Why do developers choose Groovy?
Why do you like Groovy?

Why do developers choose COBOL?
Why do you like COBOL?

Cons

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

What are the cons of using Groovy?
No Cons submitted yet for Groovy
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What are the cons of using COBOL?
No Cons submitted yet for COBOL
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Companies

What companies use PHP?
10069 companies on StackShare use PHP
What companies use Groovy?
91 companies on StackShare use Groovy
What companies use COBOL?
6 companies on StackShare use COBOL

Integrations

What tools integrate with PHP?
54 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP
What tools integrate with Groovy?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Groovy
What tools integrate with COBOL?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with COBOL

What are some alternatives to PHP, Groovy, and COBOL?

  • 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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