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What is JavaScript?

JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.

What is PHP?

Fast, flexible and pragmatic, PHP powers everything from your blog to the most popular websites in the world.

What is Crystal?

Crystal is a programming language that resembles Ruby but compiles to native code and tries to be much more efficient, at the cost of disallowing certain dynamic aspects of Ruby.

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    Cons

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    Companies

    What companies use JavaScript?
    4213 companies on StackShare use JavaScript
    What companies use PHP?
    8211 companies on StackShare use PHP
    What companies use Crystal?
    3 companies on StackShare use Crystal

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with JavaScript?
    76 tools on StackShare integrate with JavaScript
    What tools integrate with PHP?
    54 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP
    What tools integrate with Crystal?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with Crystal

    What are some alternatives to JavaScript, PHP, and Crystal?

    • 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
    • Ruby - A dynamic, interpreted, open source programming language with a focus on simplicity and productivity

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