CoffeeScript vs. JRuby 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 JRuby?

JRuby is the effort to recreate the Ruby (http://www.ruby-lang.org) interpreter in Java. The Java version is tightly integrated with Java to allow both to script any Java class and to embed the interpreter into any Java application. See the docs directory for more information.

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 JRuby?
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What are the cons of using Hack?
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Pricing

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Companies

What companies use CoffeeScript?
445 companies on StackShare use CoffeeScript
What companies use JRuby?
17 companies on StackShare use JRuby
What companies use Hack?
5 companies on StackShare use Hack

Integrations

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

What are some alternatives to CoffeeScript, JRuby, 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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