What is Hack?
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.
Hack is a tool in the Languages category of a tech stack.
Hack is an open source tool with 17.5K GitHub stars and 3K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Hack's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Hack?
61 companies reportedly use Hack in their tech stacks, including Facebook, Slack, and Rocket.Chat.
92 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Hack.
Pros of Hack
Interoperates seamlessly with php
Backed by facebook
Used by facebook
Great type system
Easy to learn
- Fast Development
- Type Checking
- Built for HHVM
- Type Annotations
Hack Alternatives & Comparisons
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