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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 PHP?

Fast, flexible and pragmatic, PHP powers everything from your blog to the most popular websites in the world.

What is JRuby?

JRuby is the effort to recreate the Ruby (http://www.ruby-lang.org) interpreter in Java. The Java version is tightly integrated with Java to allow both to script any Java class and to embed the interpreter into any Java application. See the docs directory for more information.

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    Cons

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    Companies

    What companies use JavaScript?
    4223 companies on StackShare use JavaScript
    What companies use PHP?
    8216 companies on StackShare use PHP
    What companies use JRuby?
    13 companies on StackShare use JRuby

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with JavaScript?
    76 tools on StackShare integrate with JavaScript
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    54 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP
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    What are some alternatives to JavaScript, PHP, and JRuby?

    • 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
    • Ruby - A dynamic, interpreted, open source programming language with a focus on simplicity and productivity

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