PHP vs. HAML vs. Hack

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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 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 Hack?

Hack provides instantaneous type checking via a local server that watches the filesystem. It typically runs in less than 200 milliseconds, making it easy to integrate into your development workflow without introducing a noticeable delay.

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Why do developers choose PHP?
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    Why do developers choose HAML?
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    Why do developers choose Hack?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using PHP?
    Downsides of PHP?

    What are the cons of using HAML?
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    What are the cons of using Hack?
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    Companies

    What companies use PHP?
    8269 companies on StackShare use PHP
    What companies use HAML?
    112 companies on StackShare use HAML
    What companies use Hack?
    4 companies on StackShare use Hack

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with PHP?
    54 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP
    What tools integrate with HAML?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with HAML
    What tools integrate with Hack?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Hack

    What are some alternatives to PHP, HAML, and Hack?

    • 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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