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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 Python?

Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.

What is Rust?

Rust is a systems programming language that combines strong compile-time correctness guarantees with fast performance. It improves upon the ideas of other systems languages like C++ by providing guaranteed memory safety (no crashes, no data races) and complete control over the lifecycle of memory.

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Why do developers choose JavaScript?
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    Why do developers choose Rust?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using JavaScript?
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    What are the cons of using Python?
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    What are the cons of using Rust?
    No Cons submitted yet for Rust
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    Companies

    What companies use JavaScript?
    4106 companies on StackShare use JavaScript
    What companies use Python?
    2310 companies on StackShare use Python
    What companies use Rust?
    26 companies on StackShare use Rust

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with JavaScript?
    75 tools on StackShare integrate with JavaScript
    What tools integrate with Python?
    80 tools on StackShare integrate with Python
    What tools integrate with Rust?
    14 tools on StackShare integrate with Rust

    What are some alternatives to JavaScript, Python, and Rust?

    • PHP - A popular general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited to web development
    • HTML5 - 5th major revision of the core language of the World Wide Web
    • 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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