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Description

What is PHP?

Fast, flexible and pragmatic, PHP powers everything from your blog to the most popular websites in the world.

What is Java?

Java is a programming language and computing platform first released by Sun Microsystems in 1995. There are lots of applications and websites that will not work unless you have Java installed, and more are created every day. Java is fast, secure, and reliable. From laptops to datacenters, game consoles to scientific supercomputers, cell phones to the Internet, Java is everywhere!

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 Groovy?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using PHP?
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    What are the cons of using Java?
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    What are the cons of using Groovy?
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    Companies

    What companies use PHP?
    8270 companies on StackShare use PHP
    What companies use Java?
    2159 companies on StackShare use Java
    What companies use Groovy?
    72 companies on StackShare use Groovy

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with PHP?
    54 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP
    What tools integrate with Java?
    64 tools on StackShare integrate with Java
    What tools integrate with Groovy?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Groovy

    What are some alternatives to PHP, Java, and Groovy?

    • JavaScript - Lightweight, interpreted, object-oriented language with first-class functions
    • 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.
    • Ruby - A dynamic, interpreted, open source programming language with a focus on simplicity and productivity

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