Top 15 Hack Alternative and Similar Softwares | Jan 2017

Hack is a programming language for HHVM that interoperates seamlessly with PHP. Hack reconciles the fast development cycle of PHP with the discipline provided by static typing, while adding many features commonly found in other modern programming languages.

Hack provides instantaneous type checking via a local server that watches the filesystem. It typically runs in less than 200 milliseconds, making it easy to integrate into your development workflow without introducing a noticeable delay.

1. RapydScript

RapydScript is a pre-compiler for JavaScript, similar to CoffeeScript, but with cleaner, more readable syntax. The syntax is very similar to Python, but allows JavaScript as well. It's not another Python-in-a-browser clone, it's actually JavaScript with more Pythonic syntax.RapydScript breaks some of the rules of Python to make JavaScript development......

2. Kotlin

Statically typed programming language targeting the JVM and JavaScript 100% interoperable with Java™......

3. Wyvern

Wyvern is a new programming language designed to help developers be highly productive when writing high-assurance applications. The first major innovation in Wyvern is type-specific languages, a feature that allows programmers to create literals of a given type (e.g. a SQLQuery type) in a language appropriate to that type (e.g.......

4. 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, more flexible, and more fun. Swift’s clean slate, backed......

5. Typescript

Now acquired by MICROSOFT. 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.......

6. Squirrel (programming language)

Squirrel is a high level imperative, object-oriented programming language, designed to be a light-weight scripting language that fits in the size, memory bandwidth, and real-time requirements of applications like video games.......

7. Python

Python is an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented, extensible programming language. It provides an extraordinary combination of clarity and versatility, and is free and comprehensively ported.......

8. Jim Tcl — The Jim Interpreter

Jim is an opensource small-footprint implementation of the Tcl programming language. It implements a large subset of Tcl and adds new features like references with garbage collection, closures, built-in Object Oriented Programming system, Functional Programming commands, first-class arrays and UTF-8 support. All this with a binary size of about 100-200kB......

9. Ruby

Ruby is a dynamic, reflective, general purpose object-oriented programming language that combines syntax inspired by Perl with Smalltalk-like features. Ruby originated in Japan during the mid-1990s and was initially developed and designed by Yukihiro "Matz" Matsumoto.Ruby enjoys a large number of libraries and users. It is based on Perl, Smalltalk,......

10. Hy

Hy is a wonderful dialect of Lisp that’s embedded in Python.Since Hy transforms its Lisp code into the Python Abstract Syntax Tree, you have the whole beautiful world of Python at your fingertips, in Lisp form!......

11. DevSKiller.com

At DevSKiller we make assessing programmers skills look like their 1st day at work, that’s the best way to recruit them. By using our online platform it’s easy to build custom exams from your own code base. With DevSKiller you are not limited to testing knowledge of programming languages, but......

12. Cobra

Cobra is a high-performance, rapid-development programming language.It combines features from Python, C#, Objective-C, Eiffel and other languages in order to boost developer productivity.Cobra is open source under the MIT license.......

13. Flow (type)

Flow uses type inference to find bugs even without type annotations. It precisely tracks the types of variables as they flow through your program.Flow is designed for JavaScript programmers. It understands common JavaScript idioms and very dynamic code.Flow incrementally rechecks your changes as you work, preserving the fast feedback cycle......

14. REBOL

Rebol (historically REBOL) is a cross-platform data exchange language and a multi-paradigm dynamic programming language designed by Carl Sassenrath for network communications and distributed computing. It introduces the concept of dialecting: small, optimized, domain-specific languages for code and data.Douglas Crockford of JavaScript fame has described REBOL as "a more modern......

15. thinBasic

thinBasic is a simple, flexible, and easy-to-learn interpreted programming language. It lets you quickly and easily develop programs for Windows. thinBasic was first released in 2004. Since then thinBasic has steadily improved thanks also to the help of a growing number of enthusiastic users. Although thinBasic is an interpreted language......