Groovy vs. Hack vs. Perl

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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 Hack?

Hack provides instantaneous type checking via a local server that watches the filesystem. It typically runs in less than 200 milliseconds, making it easy to integrate into your development workflow without introducing a noticeable delay.

What is Perl?

Perl is a general-purpose programming language originally developed for text manipulation and now used for a wide range of tasks including system administration, web development, network programming, GUI development, and more.

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Cons

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Companies

What companies use Groovy?
91 companies on StackShare use Groovy
What companies use Hack?
4 companies on StackShare use Hack
What companies use Perl?
163 companies on StackShare use Perl

Integrations

What tools integrate with Groovy?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Groovy
What tools integrate with Hack?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Hack
What tools integrate with Perl?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Perl

What are some alternatives to Groovy, Hack, and Perl?

  • 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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