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What is C#?

C# (pronounced "See Sharp") is a simple, modern, object-oriented, and type-safe programming language. C# has its roots in the C family of languages and will be immediately familiar to C, C++, Java, and JavaScript programmers.

What is Objective-C?

Objective-C is a superset of the C programming language and provides object-oriented capabilities and a dynamic runtime. Objective-C inherits the syntax, primitive types, and flow control statements of C and adds syntax for defining classes and methods. It also adds language-level support for object graph management and object literals while providing dynamic typing and binding, deferring many responsibilities until runtime.

What is C++?

C++ compiles directly to a machine's native code, allowing it to be one of the fastest languages in the world, if optimized.

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    Companies

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    567 companies on StackShare use C#
    What companies use Objective-C?
    781 companies on StackShare use Objective-C
    What companies use C++?
    165 companies on StackShare use C++

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    What tools integrate with C#?
    14 tools on StackShare integrate with C#
    What tools integrate with Objective-C?
    12 tools on StackShare integrate with Objective-C
    What tools integrate with C++?
    6 tools on StackShare integrate with C++

    What are some alternatives to C#, Objective-C, and C++?

    • 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
    • Python - Python is a clear and powerful object-oriented programming language, comparable to Perl, Ruby, Scheme, or Java.

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