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What is PHP?

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

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 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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    Companies

    What companies use PHP?
    8211 companies on StackShare use PHP
    What companies use Scala?
    381 companies on StackShare use Scala
    What companies use Groovy?
    70 companies on StackShare use Groovy

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with PHP?
    54 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP
    What tools integrate with Scala?
    12 tools on StackShare integrate with Scala
    What tools integrate with Groovy?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Groovy

    What are some alternatives to PHP, Scala, 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.
    • Java - A concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, language specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible

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