CoffeeScript vs. Dart vs. Hack



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Description

What is CoffeeScript?

CoffeeScript is a little language that compiles into JavaScript. Underneath that awkward Java-esque patina, JavaScript has always had a gorgeous heart. CoffeeScript is an attempt to expose the good parts of JavaScript in a simple way.

What is Dart?

Dart is a cohesive, scalable platform for building apps that run on the web (where you can use Polymer) or on servers (such as with Google Cloud Platform). Use the Dart language, libraries, and tools to write anything from simple scripts to full-featured apps.

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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Cons

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Companies

What companies use CoffeeScript?
440 companies on StackShare use CoffeeScript
What companies use Dart?
17 companies on StackShare use Dart
What companies use Hack?
4 companies on StackShare use Hack

Integrations

What tools integrate with CoffeeScript?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with CoffeeScript
What tools integrate with Dart?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Dart
What tools integrate with Hack?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Hack

What are some alternatives to CoffeeScript, Dart, 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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