Java vs. Dart vs. JRuby

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Description

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.

What is JRuby?

JRuby is the effort to recreate the Ruby (http://www.ruby-lang.org) interpreter in Java. The Java version is tightly integrated with Java to allow both to script any Java class and to embed the interpreter into any Java application. See the docs directory for more information.

Pros

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

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

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

    What companies use Java?
    2102 companies on StackShare use Java
    What companies use Dart?
    9 companies on StackShare use Dart
    What companies use JRuby?
    13 companies on StackShare use JRuby

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Java?
    65 tools on StackShare integrate with Java
    What tools integrate with Dart?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Dart
    No integrations listed yet

    What are some alternatives to Java, Dart, and JRuby?

    • 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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