CoffeeScript vs. Visual Basic 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 Visual Basic?

Visual Basic is derived from BASIC and enables the rapid application development (RAD) of graphical user interface (GUI) applications, access to databases using Data Access Objects, Remote Data Objects, or ActiveX Data Objects, and creation of ActiveX controls and objects.

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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    Why do developers choose Visual Basic?
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    Why do developers choose Hack?
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    Cons

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

    What are the cons of using Visual Basic?
    No Cons submitted yet for Visual Basic
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    What are the cons of using Hack?
    No Cons submitted yet for Hack
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    Pricing

    How much does CoffeeScript cost?
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    Companies

    What companies use CoffeeScript?
    349 companies on StackShare use CoffeeScript
    What companies use Visual Basic?
    10 companies on StackShare use Visual Basic
    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 Visual Basic?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Visual Basic
    What tools integrate with Hack?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Hack

    What are some alternatives to CoffeeScript, Visual Basic, 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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