Boost vs DAML: What are the differences?
Boost: Provides free peer-reviewed portable C++ source libraries. It is a set of libraries for the C++ programming language that provide support for tasks and structures such as linear algebra, pseudorandom number generation, multithreading, image processing, regular expressions, and unit testing; DAML: Open-source programming language for writing distributed applications. It is an open-source programming language for writing distributed applications quickly, concisely, and correctly. It runs on the leading blockchain platforms which means that you can build your application now and pick which platform works best for you later.
Boost and DAML can be categorized as "Languages" tools.
Some of the features offered by Boost are:
- Efficient insertion
- Move semantics
- Placement insertion
On the other hand, DAML provides the following key features:
- Supports existing platforms integration like Hyperledger Fabric, R3’s Corda and Amazon Aurora
- Scenario-based Testing
- Fine-grained Permissions
Boost is an open source tool with 3.29K GitHub stars and 980 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Boost's open source repository on GitHub.