CoffeeScript vs. F# 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 F#?

F# is a mature, open source, cross-platform, functional-first programming language. It empowers users and organizations to tackle complex computing problems with simple, maintainable and robust code.

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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Companies

What companies use CoffeeScript?
440 companies on StackShare use CoffeeScript
What companies use F#?
22 companies on StackShare use F#
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 F#?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with F#
What tools integrate with Hack?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Hack

What are some alternatives to CoffeeScript, F#, 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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