JavaScript vs. Scala vs. Rust



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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 Scala?

Scala is an acronym for “Scalable Language”. This means that Scala grows with you. You can play with it by typing one-line expressions and observing the results. But you can also rely on it for large mission critical systems, as many companies, including Twitter, LinkedIn, or Intel do. To some, Scala feels like a scripting language. Its syntax is concise and low ceremony; its types get out of the way because the compiler can infer them.

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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Pros

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Why do developers choose Scala?
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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 Scala?
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Companies

What companies use JavaScript?
5800 companies on StackShare use JavaScript
What companies use Scala?
487 companies on StackShare use Scala
What companies use Rust?
41 companies on StackShare use Rust

Integrations

What tools integrate with JavaScript?
75 tools on StackShare integrate with JavaScript
What tools integrate with Scala?
13 tools on StackShare integrate with Scala
What tools integrate with Rust?
14 tools on StackShare integrate with Rust

What are some alternatives to JavaScript, Scala, 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
  • 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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