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Actionscript 3.0 vs. Java

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Actionscript 3.0 Java programming language
Preference 58% votes 42% votes
Website www.​adobe.​com/​devnet/​actionscript.​html https:/​/​www.​java.​com/​‎
Unicode Yes Yes
Script language No No
Interpreter Yes Yes
Description First introduced in Flash Player 9, ActionScript 3 is an object-oriented programming (OOP) language based on ECMAScript. It is compiled and run inside the Adobe Flash Player runtime. Statically typed language
Tag OOP, ECMAScript, Apache, Flash, Flex, FDT, MXML, Multi-paradigm, Image Processing , Game SDK OOP
Multi-user system Yes Yes
Extension/Plug-in Yes Yes
Operating system
Programming language
Multilingual content Yes Yes
WYSIWYG-Editor Yes Yes
Multiple projects Yes Yes
Target audience
Difficulty level
Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) Yes Yes
Machine Code Generation Yes Yes
Release Date 11ᵗʰ June 2008 23ʳᵈ May 1995
3D Screen Yes ?
Documentation level ★★★★★ ★★★★★
RESTful Yes ?
Code Generation Conditional Yes
Dynamic typing Yes Yes
Programming paradigm
Comments Yes Yes
Scripting language support
Free to use Conditional Yes
Backend ?
Active Conditional Yes
Database Connection Pooling Yes Yes
Community Driven Good Good
WSDL Yes Yes
Reliability ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
API Good Good
Compiled language Yes Yes
Embeddable Yes ?
Compiler Yes Yes
API comprehensibility ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
Jobs Oportunities ★★★☆☆ ★★★★★
Implementation flexibility (0% global votes) (58% global votes)
Out-of-the-box functionality (0% global votes) (25% global votes)
Community feedback ★★★★★ ★★★★☆
Ease of use ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
Free for commercial use No Yes
Duck typing Yes No
ORM Yes ?
Easy of Use Yes Yes
JVM No Yes
Open Source No Yes
Nested Comments Yes ?
Websocket Support Yes Yes
Events Support Yes ?
Lambda Expressions Yes Yes
Partial Classes Yes No
Perfomance ★★★★★ ★★★★★
I like it Yes Yes
Debug Mode Yes ?
Static Typing Yes Yes
Click & Edit in Place / WYSIWYG Conditional ?
Autocomplete Code Yes Yes
Supported from Google No Yes
Makes you angry No Yes
Easy to Learn Yes Yes
Unit Testing Yes Yes
Pattern Matching Yes No
Mobile ready Yes ?
Operating system server
Will get you a job Yes Yes
Sexy Yes ?
24/7 support No ?
Garbage Collection Yes Yes
Yes ?
Increase Stress Levels No ?
Inheritance Yes Yes
State of the art technology Yes ?
High peformance No ?
Database model ?
Standard compliance ? Yes
Template language ?
Version number ? 2.1.0
Multi tasking ? Yes
Creation Date ? 1995
HTML syntax ? No
Control structures ? Yes
Annotation Support ? Yes
Realtime ? No
Data Security ? Yes
CLR ? No
Type inference ? No
Maven support ? Yes
Language Integrated Query ? No
Properties ? Yes
Unsafe code support ? No
Value types creation ? Yes
Value type variables passing as reference ? No
Method signatures passing as parameter ? No
Safe casting ? Yes
Global Assembly Cache ? No
Runtime Generic Support ? Yes
Runtime dynamic types ? Yes
Closures ? Yes
Delegates ? No
iOS Development Support ? Yes
Native asynchronous operators await/async ? Yes
Macro System ? Yes
Higher Kinded Types ? No
Compiler Plugin Architecture ? Yes
Object Oriented Models ? Yes
Package Manager ? Yes
Easy Setup ? Yes
JIT Compiler ? Yes
Scalability ? Yes
Ability to link to external programs and systems ? Yes
Supported by Microsoft ? No
Official IDE Support ? Yes
Concurrency ? Yes
Enterprise ? Yes
Android Development Support ? Yes
MVC ? Yes
Sucks Cock ? Yes
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