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Description

What is Go?

Go is expressive, concise, clean, and efficient. Its concurrency mechanisms make it easy to write programs that get the most out of multicore and networked machines, while its novel type system enables flexible and modular program construction. Go compiles quickly to machine code yet has the convenience of garbage collection and the power of run-time reflection. It's a fast, statically typed, compiled language that feels like a dynamically typed, interpreted language.

What is Scala?

Scala is an acronym for “Scalable Language”. This means that Scala grows with you. You can play with it by typing one-line expressions and observing the results. But you can also rely on it for large mission critical systems, as many companies, including Twitter, LinkedIn, or Intel do. To some, Scala feels like a scripting language. Its syntax is concise and low ceremony; its types get out of the way because the compiler can infer them.

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.

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Go?
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    What are the cons of using Groovy?
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    Companies

    What companies use Go?
    703 companies on StackShare use Go
    What companies use Scala?
    372 companies on StackShare use Scala
    What companies use Groovy?
    70 companies on StackShare use Groovy

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Go?
    50 tools on StackShare integrate with Go
    What tools integrate with Scala?
    12 tools on StackShare integrate with Scala
    What tools integrate with Groovy?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Groovy

    What are some alternatives to Go, Scala, and Groovy?

    • 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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