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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 HAML?

Haml is a markup language that’s used to cleanly and simply describe the HTML of any web document, without the use of inline code. Haml functions as a replacement for inline page templating systems such as PHP, ERB, and ASP. However, Haml avoids the need for explicitly coding HTML into the template, because it is actually an abstract description of the HTML, with some code to generate dynamic content.

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.

Pros

Why do developers choose JavaScript?
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    Why do developers choose HAML?
    Why do you like HAML?

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

    Cons

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

    What are the cons of using HAML?
    No Cons submitted yet for HAML
    Downsides of HAML?

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

    What companies use JavaScript?
    4109 companies on StackShare use JavaScript
    What companies use HAML?
    110 companies on StackShare use HAML
    What companies use Groovy?
    70 companies on StackShare use Groovy

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with JavaScript?
    75 tools on StackShare integrate with JavaScript
    What tools integrate with HAML?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with HAML
    What tools integrate with Groovy?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Groovy

    What are some alternatives to JavaScript, HAML, and Groovy?

    • 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.
    • Java - A concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, language specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible

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