PHP vs. Java vs. Hack

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9

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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 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.

Pros

Why do developers choose PHP?
  • Why do you like PHP?

    Why do developers choose Java?
  • Why do you like Java?

    Why do developers choose Hack?
    Why do you like Hack?

    Cons

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

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

    What are the cons of using Hack?
    No Cons submitted yet for Hack
    Downsides of Hack?

    Companies

    What companies use PHP?
    8207 companies on StackShare use PHP
    What companies use Java?
    2124 companies on StackShare use Java
    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 Java?
    65 tools on StackShare integrate with Java
    What tools integrate with Hack?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Hack

    What are some alternatives to PHP, Java, 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.
    • Ruby - A dynamic, interpreted, open source programming language with a focus on simplicity and productivity

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