PHP vs. CoffeeScript vs. JRuby



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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 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.

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Pros

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

Why do developers choose CoffeeScript?
Why do you like CoffeeScript?

Why do developers choose JRuby?
Why do you like JRuby?

Cons

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

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

What are the cons of using JRuby?
No Cons submitted yet for JRuby
Downsides of JRuby?

Pricing

How much does PHP cost?
How much does CoffeeScript cost?
How much does JRuby cost?

Companies

What companies use PHP?
10075 companies on StackShare use PHP
What companies use CoffeeScript?
446 companies on StackShare use CoffeeScript
What companies use JRuby?
17 companies on StackShare use JRuby

Integrations

What tools integrate with PHP?
54 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP
What tools integrate with CoffeeScript?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with CoffeeScript
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to PHP, CoffeeScript, and JRuby?

  • 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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