Scala vs. CoffeeScript vs. R



Hacker News, Reddit, Stack Overflow Stats

  • 2.77K
  • 5.89K
  • 86.8K
  • 2.19K
  • 495
  • 9.67K
  • 764
  • 935
  • 276K

GitHub Stats

No public GitHub repository stats available

Description

What is Scala?

Scala is an acronym for “Scalable Language”. This means that Scala grows with you. You can play with it by typing one-line expressions and observing the results. But you can also rely on it for large mission critical systems, as many companies, including Twitter, LinkedIn, or Intel do. To some, Scala feels like a scripting language. Its syntax is concise and low ceremony; its types get out of the way because the compiler can infer them.

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 R?

R provides a wide variety of statistical (linear and nonlinear modelling, classical statistical tests, time-series analysis, classification, clustering, ...) and graphical techniques, and is highly extensible.

Want advice about which of these to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

Pros

Why do developers choose Scala?
Why do you like Scala?

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

Why do developers choose R?
Why do you like R?

Cons

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

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

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

Pricing

How much does Scala cost?
How much does CoffeeScript cost?
How much does R cost?

Companies

What companies use Scala?
513 companies on StackShare use Scala
What companies use CoffeeScript?
446 companies on StackShare use CoffeeScript
What companies use R?
158 companies on StackShare use R

Integrations

What tools integrate with Scala?
13 tools on StackShare integrate with Scala
What tools integrate with CoffeeScript?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with CoffeeScript
What tools integrate with R?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with R

What are some alternatives to Scala, CoffeeScript, and R?

  • 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.

See all alternatives to Scala

Latest News

Scala Days 2019 - Celebrating Collaborative Success
Build code analyzers with Scalameta and Scalafix
Introducing Scaladoc Tables


Interest Over Time