C++ vs C#: What are the differences?
C++ and C# belong to "Languages" category of the tech stack.
"Performance", "Control over memory allocation" and "Cross-platform" are the key factors why developers consider C++; whereas "Cool syntax", "Great lambda support" and "Great generics support" are the primary reasons why C# is favored.
Intuit, Stack Exchange, and OpenTable are some of the popular companies that use C#, whereas C++ is used by Lyft, OkCupid, and Twitch. C# has a broader approval, being mentioned in 697 company stacks & 1163 developers stacks; compared to C++, which is listed in 199 company stacks and 371 developer stacks.
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C# is the most productive production language - it exposes a lot of functional conveniences along with the robustness of strong typing. And they're finally embracing the open source community - a huge plus.
We use the basic syntax (
while) and object oriented constructs (classes, very simple inheritance).
We also use lambdas and block methods extensively, an intermediate level programming construct, but in a very formulaic and predictable way.
PrometheanTV has used .NET and C# for several back-end applications and services including the Morphic Video Task System utilized to stream video assets to a variety of video delivery platforms including, Akamai, Brightcove, and others.
C++ is used in Shiro (https://github.com/Marc3842h/shiro).
C++ is a high performance, low level programming language. Game servers need to run with fast performance to be able to reliably serve players across the globe.
The most latency sensitive parts are written in C++. Due to our interconnected services architecture, we use either Python or C++ for each service, with the performance critical parts being C++14.
The main Carbonmade backend / API is written in C# and is ready to run on the CLR. We currently host on Windows but are preparing to migrate to Linux when the CoreCLR stabilizes.
Used to write PHP extensions - AZTEC Decoder - License Driver scan - Axis2/C to PHP wrapper and Job-scheduler - Barbershop
Performance, zero-overhead abstractions and memory safety of the modern C++ language make this the perfect language for the project.