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Description

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 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 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.

Pros

Why do developers choose JavaScript?
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    Why do developers choose Java?
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    Why do developers choose Dart?
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    Cons

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

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

    What are the cons of using Dart?
    No Cons submitted yet for Dart
    Downsides of Dart?

    Companies

    What companies use JavaScript?
    4109 companies on StackShare use JavaScript
    What companies use Java?
    2096 companies on StackShare use Java
    What companies use Dart?
    9 companies on StackShare use Dart

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with JavaScript?
    75 tools on StackShare integrate with JavaScript
    What tools integrate with Java?
    65 tools on StackShare integrate with Java
    What tools integrate with Dart?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Dart

    What are some alternatives to JavaScript, Java, 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.
    • Ruby - A dynamic, interpreted, open source programming language with a focus on simplicity and productivity

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