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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 Ruby?

Ruby is a language of careful balance. Its creator, Yukihiro “Matz” Matsumoto, blended parts of his favorite languages (Perl, Smalltalk, Eiffel, Ada, and Lisp) to form a new language that balanced functional programming with imperative programming.

What is Swift?

Writing code is interactive and fun, the syntax is concise yet expressive, and apps run lightning-fast. Swift is ready for your next iOS and OS X project — or for addition into your current app — because Swift code works side-by-side with Objective-C.

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Why do developers choose JavaScript?
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    Why do developers choose Swift?
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    Cons

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

    What are the cons of using Ruby?
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    What are the cons of using Swift?
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    Companies

    What companies use JavaScript?
    4202 companies on StackShare use JavaScript
    What companies use Ruby?
    2375 companies on StackShare use Ruby
    What companies use Swift?
    822 companies on StackShare use Swift

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with JavaScript?
    76 tools on StackShare integrate with JavaScript
    What tools integrate with Ruby?
    72 tools on StackShare integrate with Ruby
    What tools integrate with Swift?
    13 tools on StackShare integrate with Swift

    What are some alternatives to JavaScript, Ruby, and Swift?

    • 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
    • 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

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