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Description

What is Python?

Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.

What is Java?

Java is a programming language and computing platform first released by Sun Microsystems in 1995. There are lots of applications and websites that will not work unless you have Java installed, and more are created every day. Java is fast, secure, and reliable. From laptops to datacenters, game consoles to scientific supercomputers, cell phones to the Internet, Java is everywhere!

What is Arc?

Arc is designed for exploratory programming: the kind where you decide what to write by writing it. A good medium for exploratory programming is one that makes programs brief and malleable, so that's what we've aimed for. This is a medium for sketching software.

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Why do developers choose Python?
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    Why do developers choose Java?
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    Why do developers choose Arc?
    Why do you like Arc?

    Cons

    What are the cons of using Python?
    Downsides of Python?

    What are the cons of using Java?
    Downsides of Java?

    What are the cons of using Arc?
    No Cons submitted yet for Arc
    Downsides of Arc?

    Companies

    What companies use Python?
    2310 companies on StackShare use Python
    What companies use Java?
    2096 companies on StackShare use Java
    What companies use Arc?
    7 companies on StackShare use Arc

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Python?
    80 tools on StackShare integrate with Python
    What tools integrate with Java?
    65 tools on StackShare integrate with Java
    What tools integrate with Arc?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Arc

    What are some alternatives to Python, Java, and Arc?

    • JavaScript - Lightweight, interpreted, object-oriented language with first-class functions
    • PHP - A popular general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited to web development
    • HTML5 - 5th major revision of the core language of the World Wide Web
    • Ruby - A dynamic, interpreted, open source programming language with a focus on simplicity and productivity

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