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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 PHP?

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

Pros

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

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

    Cons

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

    What are the cons of using PHP?
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    Companies

    What companies use JavaScript?
    4113 companies on StackShare use JavaScript
    What companies use PHP?
    8156 companies on StackShare use PHP

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with JavaScript?
    75 tools on StackShare integrate with JavaScript
    What tools integrate with PHP?
    54 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP

    What are some alternatives to JavaScript and PHP?

    • 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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