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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 Swift?

Writing code is interactive and fun, the syntax is concise yet expressive, and apps run lightning-fast. Swift is ready for your next iOS and OS X project — or for addition into your current app — because Swift code works side-by-side with Objective-C.

What is D?

D is a language with C-like syntax and static typing. It pragmatically combines efficiency, control, and modeling power, with safety and programmer productivity.

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Pros

Why do developers choose JavaScript?
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Why do developers choose Swift?
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Why do developers choose D?
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Cons

What are the cons of using JavaScript?
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What are the cons of using Swift?
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What are the cons of using D?
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Companies

What companies use JavaScript?
5791 companies on StackShare use JavaScript
What companies use Swift?
1065 companies on StackShare use Swift
What companies use D?
9 companies on StackShare use D

Integrations

What tools integrate with JavaScript?
75 tools on StackShare integrate with JavaScript
What tools integrate with Swift?
13 tools on StackShare integrate with Swift
What tools integrate with D?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with D

What are some alternatives to JavaScript, Swift, and D?

  • 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.
  • Java - A concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, language specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible

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