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Groovy vs. Coldfusion

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Groovy (programming language) Coldfusion
Preference 25% votes 75% votes
Website groovy.​codehaus.​org www.​adobe.​com
Unicode Yes Yes
Script language Yes Yes
Interpreter Yes No
Description Groovy is an object-oriented programming language for the Java platform. It is a dynamic language and can be used as a scripting language. Groovy uses a Java-like bracket syntax. It is dynamically compiled to Java Virtual Machine (JVM) bytecode and interoperates with other Java code and libraries. Rapid application development platform
Multi-user system Yes Yes
Extension/Plug-in Yes Yes
Operating system
Programming language
Multilingual content Yes Yes
Multiple projects Yes Yes
Standard compliance Yes Yes
Horizontal scalable Yes Yes
Target audience
Full text search Yes Yes
Design pattern ?
Difficulty level
Version number 2.3.8 11.0
Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) Yes Yes
Machine Code Generation Yes No
Release Date 2003 July 1995
Documentation level ★★★★★ ★★★★☆
Multi tasking Yes Yes
Influences ?
RESTful Yes Conditional
Code Generation Yes Yes
Dynamic typing Yes Yes
Programming paradigm
Comments Yes Yes
Scripting language support
Free to use Yes Conditional
Active Yes Yes
Database Connection Pooling Yes Yes
Creation Date 2003 January 1995
Community Driven Good Basic
HTML syntax Yes Yes
WSDL Yes Yes
REPL Yes ?
Reliability ★★★★★ ★★★★★
API Good Good
Compiled language Yes Conditional
Compiler Yes Yes
Browser support
API comprehensibility ★★★★★ ★★★★☆
Jobs Oportunities ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
Implementation flexibility (33% global votes) (67% global votes)
Out-of-the-box functionality (36% global votes) (75% global votes)
Control structures Yes ?
Annotation Support Yes ?
Community feedback ★★★★☆ ★★★☆☆
Ease of use ★★★★★ ★★★★☆
Free for commercial use Yes No
Duck typing Yes Yes
Easy of Use Yes Yes
Sexiness 10 10
JVM Yes Yes
CLR No ?
Open Source Yes No
Type inference Yes ?
Websocket Support Yes Yes
Maven support Yes No
Events Support Yes ?
Lambda Expressions Yes Yes
Properties Yes No
Partial Classes Yes Yes
Safe casting Yes Yes
Runtime dynamic types Yes Yes
Closures Yes Yes
Delegates Yes ?
Native asynchronous operators await/async Yes No
Perfomance ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
I like it Yes Yes
Debug Mode Yes Yes
Static Typing Yes No
Autocomplete Code Yes Yes
Symbols Yes ?
Makes you angry No No
Easy to Learn Yes Yes
Extensibility Yes Yes
Unit Testing Yes Yes
Ajax Yes Yes
Pattern Matching Yes Yes
Mobile ready Yes Yes
Operating system server
Package Manager Yes No
Easy Setup Yes Yes
Jquery Yes Yes
Optional Static Type Yes ?
Grey 1 m ?
Vertically Scalable Yes Yes
Full-Stack Yes ?
Easy to Config Yes Yes
JIT Compiler Yes ?
Self Server Yes Yes
Will get you a job Yes No
Scalability Yes Yes
Ability to link to external programs and systems Yes No
Official IDE Support Yes Yes
Can function without AJAX Yes Yes
Concurrency Yes ?
Sexy Yes No
Android Development Support Yes ?
Lee Compliant Yes ?
Developed for Human Yes No
Garbage Collection Yes ?
Increase Stress Levels No ?
Inheritance Yes ?
Tag ? OOP
Image processing engin ? Yes
Database model ?
Transactions ? Yes
WYSIWYG-Editor ? Yes
External pages ? Yes
Revision control ? Yes
Template language ?
Scaffolding ? No
Application startup time ? 0 s
Adobe Flash Support ? Yes
E-Mail protocols ?
Composite keys ? Yes
Multiple categories ? Yes
Separate Service Layer ? Yes
Web Flows ? Yes
Wizard ? Yes
Sync file manager ? Good
Versioning ? Good
Data encryption ? Yes
Custom queries ? Good
File Assets ? Yes
XML Aware ? Good
Client/Server code reuse ?
Batch Processing ? Yes
Cloud platform support ?
Admin Generator ? No
Active Directory ? Yes
Webmail ? Yes
Bundle system ? No
LDAP ? Yes
Query Cache ? Yes
Realtime ? Yes
Data Security ? Yes
Malicious Injection Prevention ? Yes
Useless ? No
Realtime Server Push ? Yes
Content Preview ? Yes
Magic ? Yes
Language Integrated Query ? No
Database migrations ? No
Asyncronous JS loading ? Yes
JavaScript Library included ? Yes
Cloud-enabled ? Yes
Personalization ? Yes
User management ? Yes
Object Oriented Models ? Yes
PDF Support ? Yes
Makes developer create a slew of inefficient Javascript ? No
jQuery Support ? Yes
Stored Procedure ? Yes
User-friendly ? Yes
Is reliable and secure ? Yes
Bytecode Generation ? Yes
Use components elsewhere? ? Yes
Dynamic Language ? Yes
Inbuilt Captcha ? Yes
MVC ? Yes
Fucking awesome ? No
deprecated ? No
Looks good on resumé ? No
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