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Groovy vs Imba: What are the differences?

Developers describe Groovy as "A dynamic language for the Java platform". 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. On the other hand, Imba is detailed as "Take a whole lot of Ruby, a pinch of Python and some React, get Imba". Imba is a new programming language for the web that compiles to performant and readable JavaScript. It has language level support for defining, extending, subclassing, instantiating and rendering dom nodes.

Groovy and Imba can be categorized as "Languages" tools.

Groovy and Imba are both open source tools. It seems that Imba with 3.5K GitHub stars and 128 forks on GitHub has more adoption than Groovy with 1.49K GitHub stars and 414 GitHub forks.

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 Imba?

Imba is a new programming language for the web that compiles to performant and readable JavaScript. It has language level support for defining, extending, subclassing, instantiating and rendering dom nodes.
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        Java
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        Kotlin is a statically typed programming language for the JVM, Android and the browser, 100% interoperable with Java
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        Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.
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        Decisions about Groovy and Imba
        Alex A
        Alex A
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        Gradle
        Gradle
        Groovy
        Groovy
        Scala
        Scala
        Play
        Play
        Grails
        Grails

        Some may wonder why did we choose Grails ? Really good question :) We spent quite some time to evaluate what framework to go with and the battle was between Play Scala and Grails ( Groovy ). We have enough experience with both and, to be honest, I absolutely in love with Scala; however, the tipping point for us was the potential speed of development. Grails allows much faster development pace than Play , and as of right now this is the most important parameter. We might convert later though. Also, worth mentioning, by default Grails comes with Gradle as a build tool, so why change?

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        How developers use Groovy and Imba
        Avatar of Valdomiro Bilharvas
        Valdomiro Bilharvas uses GroovyGroovy

        Used as language to describe and interpret as tools with jenkinsfile

        Avatar of Sodep
        Sodep uses GroovyGroovy

        NPL solutions and statistical machine learning.

        Avatar of Tongliang Liu
        Tongliang Liu uses GroovyGroovy

        As long as you don't abuse def and Closure

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