Advantages of Hack and HHVM
- « More features in Hack and Php
- « Runs faster than Php
- « Higher general perform and less resource usage
- « Compatible with a lot of CMS and Frameworks (Magento, CodeIgniter, CakePhp, Laravel etc)
- « Compiles to a more efficient native code
- « Only recompies when changes are made to a file.
Disadvantages of Hack and HHVM
- « Compile time might be high
- « Learning a new syntax might take a while
- « Incompatibility issue with PHP and HHVM
- « Facebook could not support for Hack and HHVM which could slow down its growth
- « Does not allow direct HTML in its code.