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Hack vs Processing: What are the differences?

Hack: A programming language for HHVM that interoperates seamlessly with PHP. 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; Processing: A programming language for people who want to program images, animation, and interactions for the web. It is an open programming language for people who want to program images, animation, and interactions for the web without using Flash or Java applets.

Hack and Processing can be categorized as "Languages" tools.

Processing is an open source tool with 2.9K GitHub stars and 786 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Processing's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Hack has a broader approval, being mentioned in 55 company stacks & 24 developers stacks; compared to Processing, which is listed in 13 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.

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Pros of Processing
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    Open source
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    Interoperates seamlessly with php
  • 5
    Backed by facebook
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    HHVM
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    Great documentation
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    Generics
  • 2
    PHP like
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    Used by facebook
  • 0
    Great type system
  • 0
    Fast
  • 0
    Easy to learn
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    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.

    What is Processing?

    It is an open programming language for people who want to program images, animation, and interactions for the web without using Flash or Java applets.

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