JavaScript vs. Perl vs. Hack

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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 Perl?

Perl is a general-purpose programming language originally developed for text manipulation and now used for a wide range of tasks including system administration, web development, network programming, GUI development, and more.

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 JavaScript?
  • Why do you like JavaScript?

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

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

    Cons

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

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

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

    Companies

    What companies use JavaScript?
    4130 companies on StackShare use JavaScript
    What companies use Perl?
    130 companies on StackShare use Perl
    What companies use Hack?
    4 companies on StackShare use Hack

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with JavaScript?
    76 tools on StackShare integrate with JavaScript
    What tools integrate with Perl?
    10 tools on StackShare integrate with Perl
    What tools integrate with Hack?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Hack

    What are some alternatives to JavaScript, Perl, and Hack?

    • 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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