PHP vs. Scala vs. Java



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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 Scala?

Scala is an acronym for “Scalable Language”. This means that Scala grows with you. You can play with it by typing one-line expressions and observing the results. But you can also rely on it for large mission critical systems, as many companies, including Twitter, LinkedIn, or Intel do. To some, Scala feels like a scripting language. Its syntax is concise and low ceremony; its types get out of the way because the compiler can infer them.

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!

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Pros

Why do developers choose PHP?
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Why do developers choose Scala?
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Why do developers choose Java?
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Cons

What are the cons of using PHP?
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What are the cons of using Scala?
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What are the cons of using Java?
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Companies

What companies use PHP?
10142 companies on StackShare use PHP
What companies use Scala?
513 companies on StackShare use Scala
What companies use Java?
2876 companies on StackShare use Java

Integrations

What tools integrate with PHP?
54 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP
What tools integrate with Scala?
13 tools on StackShare integrate with Scala
What tools integrate with Java?
65 tools on StackShare integrate with Java

What are some alternatives to PHP, Scala, and Java?

  • 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.
  • ES6 - The next version of JavaScript

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