JavaScript vs. PHP vs. Visual Basic

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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 Visual Basic?

Visual Basic is derived from BASIC and enables the rapid application development (RAD) of graphical user interface (GUI) applications, access to databases using Data Access Objects, Remote Data Objects, or ActiveX Data Objects, and creation of ActiveX controls and objects.

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

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

Why do developers choose Visual Basic?
Why do you like Visual Basic?

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

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

What are the cons of using Visual Basic?
No Cons submitted yet for Visual Basic
Downsides of Visual Basic?

What companies use JavaScript?
6302 companies on StackShare use JavaScript
What companies use PHP?
10321 companies on StackShare use PHP
What companies use Visual Basic?
15 companies on StackShare use Visual Basic
What tools integrate with JavaScript?
83 tools on StackShare integrate with JavaScript
What tools integrate with PHP?
56 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP
What tools integrate with Visual Basic?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Visual Basic

What are some alternatives to JavaScript, PHP, and Visual Basic?

  • 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
  • ES6 - The next version of JavaScript

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