JavaScript vs. HTML5 vs. Ruby

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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 HTML5?

HTML5 is a core technology markup language of the Internet used for structuring and presenting content for the World Wide Web. As of October 2014 this is the final and complete fifth revision of the HTML standard of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). The previous version, HTML 4, was standardised in 1997.

What is Ruby?

Ruby is a language of careful balance. Its creator, Yukihiro “Matz” Matsumoto, blended parts of his favorite languages (Perl, Smalltalk, Eiffel, Ada, and Lisp) to form a new language that balanced functional programming with imperative programming.

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Cons

What are the cons of using JavaScript?
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Companies

What companies use JavaScript?
5791 companies on StackShare use JavaScript
What companies use HTML5?
3705 companies on StackShare use HTML5
What companies use Ruby?
2896 companies on StackShare use Ruby

Integrations

What tools integrate with JavaScript?
75 tools on StackShare integrate with JavaScript
What tools integrate with HTML5?
6 tools on StackShare integrate with HTML5
What tools integrate with Ruby?
73 tools on StackShare integrate with Ruby

What are some alternatives to JavaScript, HTML5, and Ruby?

  • PHP - A popular general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited to web development
  • 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
  • ES6 - The next version of JavaScript

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