JavaScript vs. PHP vs. ES6



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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 PHP?

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

What is ES6?

Goals for ECMAScript 2015 include providing better support for large applications, library creation, and for use of ECMAScript as a compilation target for other languages. Some of its major enhancements include modules, class declarations, lexical block scoping, iterators and generators, promises for asynchronous programming, destructuring patterns, and proper tail calls.

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Pros

Why do developers choose JavaScript?
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Why do developers choose PHP?
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Cons

What are the cons of using JavaScript?
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What are the cons of using ES6?
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Companies

What companies use JavaScript?
5798 companies on StackShare use JavaScript
What companies use PHP?
9997 companies on StackShare use PHP
What companies use ES6?
1465 companies on StackShare use ES6

Integrations

What tools integrate with JavaScript?
75 tools on StackShare integrate with JavaScript
What tools integrate with PHP?
54 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP
What tools integrate with ES6?
7 tools on StackShare integrate with ES6

What are some alternatives to JavaScript, PHP, and ES6?

  • 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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