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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 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.

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    Why do developers choose HAML?
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    Why do developers choose Groovy?
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    Cons

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

    Companies

    What companies use Scala?
    372 companies on StackShare use Scala
    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 Scala?
    12 tools on StackShare integrate with Scala
    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 Scala, HAML, 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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