Groovy vs. Visual Basic vs. Hack



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Description

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 Visual Basic?

Visual Basic is derived from BASIC and enables the rapid application development (RAD) of graphical user interface (GUI) applications, access to databases using Data Access Objects, Remote Data Objects, or ActiveX Data Objects, and creation of ActiveX controls and objects.

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.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Groovy?
Why do you like Groovy?

Why do developers choose Visual Basic?
Why do you like Visual Basic?

Why do developers choose Hack?
Why do you like Hack?

Cons

What are the cons of using Groovy?
No Cons submitted yet for Groovy
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What are the cons of using Visual Basic?
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What are the cons of using Hack?
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Companies

What companies use Groovy?
90 companies on StackShare use Groovy
What companies use Visual Basic?
14 companies on StackShare use Visual Basic
What companies use Hack?
5 companies on StackShare use Hack

Integrations

What tools integrate with Groovy?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Groovy
What tools integrate with Visual Basic?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Visual Basic
What tools integrate with Hack?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Hack

What are some alternatives to Groovy, Visual Basic, and Hack?

  • 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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