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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 Groovy?

Groovy builds upon the strengths of Java but has additional power features inspired by languages like Python, Ruby and Smalltalk. It makes modern programming features available to Java developers with almost-zero learning curve.

What is Dart?

Dart is a cohesive, scalable platform for building apps that run on the web (where you can use Polymer) or on servers (such as with Google Cloud Platform). Use the Dart language, libraries, and tools to write anything from simple scripts to full-featured apps.

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using JavaScript?
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    What are the cons of using Groovy?
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    What are the cons of using Dart?
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    Companies

    What companies use JavaScript?
    4329 companies on StackShare use JavaScript
    What companies use Groovy?
    73 companies on StackShare use Groovy
    What companies use Dart?
    12 companies on StackShare use Dart

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with JavaScript?
    75 tools on StackShare integrate with JavaScript
    What tools integrate with Groovy?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Groovy
    What tools integrate with Dart?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Dart

    What are some alternatives to JavaScript, Groovy, and Dart?

    • 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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