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What is Java?

Java is a programming language and computing platform first released by Sun Microsystems in 1995. There are lots of applications and websites that will not work unless you have Java installed, and more are created every day. Java is fast, secure, and reliable. From laptops to datacenters, game consoles to scientific supercomputers, cell phones to the Internet, Java is everywhere!

What is C++?

C++ compiles directly to a machine's native code, allowing it to be one of the fastest languages in the world, if optimized.

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 Hack?
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Companies

What companies use Java?
2779 companies on StackShare use Java
What companies use C++?
227 companies on StackShare use C++
What companies use Hack?
4 companies on StackShare use Hack

Integrations

What tools integrate with Java?
64 tools on StackShare integrate with Java
What tools integrate with C++?
6 tools on StackShare integrate with C++
What tools integrate with Hack?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Hack

What are some alternatives to Java, C++, 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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