C# vs. C++ vs. Rust



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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 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 Rust?

Rust is a systems programming language that combines strong compile-time correctness guarantees with fast performance. It improves upon the ideas of other systems languages like C++ by providing guaranteed memory safety (no crashes, no data races) and complete control over the lifecycle of memory.

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Pros

Why do developers choose C#?
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Why do developers choose C++?
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Why do developers choose Rust?
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Cons

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Companies

What companies use C#?
809 companies on StackShare use C#
What companies use C++?
227 companies on StackShare use C++
What companies use Rust?
40 companies on StackShare use Rust

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 Rust?
14 tools on StackShare integrate with Rust

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

  • 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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