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Description

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 C++?

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

What is R?

R provides a wide variety of statistical (linear and nonlinear modelling, classical statistical tests, time-series analysis, classification, clustering, ...) and graphical techniques, and is highly extensible.

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using C#?
    No Cons submitted yet for C#
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    What are the cons of using C++?
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    What are the cons of using R?
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    Companies

    What companies use C#?
    556 companies on StackShare use C#
    What companies use C++?
    160 companies on StackShare use C++
    What companies use R?
    107 companies on StackShare use R

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with C#?
    14 tools on StackShare integrate with C#
    What tools integrate with C++?
    6 tools on StackShare integrate with C++
    What tools integrate with R?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with R

    What are some alternatives to C#, C++, and R?

    • 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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