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What is Xtend?

It is a flexible and expressive dialect of Java, which compiles into readable Java 8 compatible source code. You can use any existing Java library seamlessly. The compiled output is readable and pretty-printed, and tends to run as fast as the equivalent handwritten Java code.
Xtend is a tool in the Language Extensions category of a tech stack.

Who uses Xtend?

Companies
6 companies reportedly use Xtend in their tech stacks, including metamaskbrowser, openHAB, and Backend.

Developers
18 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Xtend.

Xtend Integrations

Spring Boot, Eclipse, Apache Maven, Java 8, and Android OS are some of the popular tools that integrate with Xtend. Here's a list of all 6 tools that integrate with Xtend.

Xtend's Features

  • Works great on Android
  • Advanced support for code generation
  • Works well with Java 8 APIs
  • Advanced IDE Support

Xtend Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Xtend?
Kotlin
Kotlin is a statically typed programming language for the JVM, Android and the browser, 100% interoperable with Java
Java
Java is a programming language and computing platform first released by Sun Microsystems in 1995. There are lots of applications and websites that will not work unless you have Java installed, and more are created every day. Java is fast, secure, and reliable. From laptops to datacenters, game consoles to scientific supercomputers, cell phones to the Internet, Java is everywhere!
OpenCL
It is the open, royalty-free standard for cross-platform, parallel programming of diverse processors found in personal computers, servers, mobile devices and embedded platforms. It greatly improves the speed and responsiveness of a wide spectrum of applications in numerous market categories including gaming and entertainment titles, scientific and medical software, professional creative tools, vision processing, and neural network training and inferencing.
Helix
Helix allows you to write Ruby classes in Rust without having to write the glue code yourself.
Cursive
It is the Clojure(Script) IDE that understands your code. Advanced structural editing, refactorings, VCS integration and much more, all out of the box.
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Xtend's Followers
6 developers follow Xtend to keep up with related blogs and decisions.