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

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

Xtend Integrations

Spring Boot, Apache Maven, Eclipse, Android OS, and Java 8 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!
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.
Git
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
GitHub
GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
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