Alternatives to JavaScript

  • Java

    Java is the foundation for virtually every type of networked application and is the global standard for developing and delivering embedded and mobile applications, games, Web-based content, and enterprise software. With more than 9 million developer…

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  • Lua

    Lua is a powerful, fast, lightweight, embeddable scripting language. Lua combines simple procedural syntax with powerful data description constructs based on associative arrays and extensible semantics. Lua is dynamically typed, runs by interpreting…

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  • Perl

    Perl is a high-level, general-purpose, interpreted, dynamic programming language with over 22 years of development. The Perl languages borrow features from other programming languages including C, shell scripting (sh), AWK, and sed. They provide pow…

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  • CoffeeScript

    CoffeeScript is a little language that compiles into JavaScript. Underneath all those awkward braces and semicolons, JavaScript has always had a gorgeous object model at its heart. CoffeeScript is an attempt to expose the good parts of JavaScript in…

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  • Dart

    Dart (originally called Dash) is a Web programming language developed by Google. It was unveiled at the GOTO conference in Aarhus, 2011 October 10-12. The goal of Dart is "ultimately to replace JavaScript as the lingua franca of web development on t…

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  • Typescript

    TypeScript is a language for application-scale JavaScript development. It is a typed superset of JavaScript that compiles to plain JavaScript in any browser, any host, any OS and it is Open Source. Starts and ends with JavaScript TypeScript starts f…

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  • Apple Swift

    Swift is a programming language for iOS, OS X, watchOS and tvOS apps that builds on the best of C and Objective-C, without the constraints of C compatibility. Swift adopts safe programming patterns and adds modern features to make programming easier…

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  • Objective-C

    The Objective-C language is a simple computer language designed to enable sophisticated object-oriented programming. Objective-C is defined as a small but powerful set of extensions to the standard ANSI C language. Its additions to C are mostly base…

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  • Clojure

    Clojure is a dynamic programming language that targets the Java Virtual Machine (and the CLR ). It is designed to be a general-purpose language, combining the approachability and interactive development of a scripting language with an efficient and …

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  • jRuby

    JRuby is a 100% Java implementation of the Ruby programming language running on the Java Virtual Machine (JVM).

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  • IronPython

    IronPython is an implementation of the Python programming language running under .NET and Silverlight. It supports an interactive console with fully dynamic compilation. It's well integrated with the rest of the .NET Framework and makes all .NET lib…

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  • Jython

    Jython, successor of JPython, is an implementation of the Python programming language written in Java.

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  • LiveScript

    LiveScript is a language which compiles down to JavaScript. It is a fork of Coco which is in turn derived from CoffeeScript. Like those two it has a relatively straightforward mapping to JavaScript. LiveScript is Coco but much more compatible with C…

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