JavaScript vs. Objective-C vs. Groovy



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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 Objective-C?

Objective-C is a superset of the C programming language and provides object-oriented capabilities and a dynamic runtime. Objective-C inherits the syntax, primitive types, and flow control statements of C and adds syntax for defining classes and methods. It also adds language-level support for object graph management and object literals while providing dynamic typing and binding, deferring many responsibilities until runtime.

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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Pros

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

Why do developers choose Objective-C?
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Why do developers choose Groovy?
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Cons

What are the cons of using JavaScript?
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What are the cons of using Objective-C?
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What are the cons of using Groovy?
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Companies

What companies use JavaScript?
5928 companies on StackShare use JavaScript
What companies use Objective-C?
1020 companies on StackShare use Objective-C
What companies use Groovy?
91 companies on StackShare use Groovy

Integrations

What tools integrate with JavaScript?
78 tools on StackShare integrate with JavaScript
What tools integrate with Objective-C?
12 tools on StackShare integrate with Objective-C
What tools integrate with Groovy?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Groovy

What are some alternatives to JavaScript, Objective-C, 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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