C vs Erlang vs Swift




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What is C?

What is Erlang?

Some of Erlang's uses are in telecoms, banking, e-commerce, computer telephony and instant messaging. Erlang's runtime system has built-in support for concurrency, distribution and fault tolerance. OTP is set of Erlang libraries and design principles providing middle-ware to develop these systems.

What is Swift?

Writing code is interactive and fun, the syntax is concise yet expressive, and apps run lightning-fast. Swift is ready for your next iOS and OS X project — or for addition into your current app — because Swift code works side-by-side with Objective-C.

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        Avatar of Bessalitskykh
        Software Development Consultan at MLSDev Inc.
        Review ofSwiftSwift

        The performance of Swift is almost the same as that of C++, which is considered the fastest in algorithm calculation arithmetics. Apple had this idea in mind and worked to improve the speed of Swift. For example, Swift 2.0 has beaten C++ in several computation algorithms, such as Mandelbrot algorithm. Objective-C is slower because it contains C API legacy.

        Swift is faster than Objective-C, because it removed the limitations of C language and has been improved with the help of advanced technologies that were unavailable when C was developed. As mentioned by Apple, Swift was originally designed to operate faster.

        Despite the fact that languages are different, they both integrate, and work with Cocoa and Cocoa Touch APIs, for all Apple platforms. Therefore, a regular app-user would not recognize the difference in operating speed between Objective-C vs Swift. Speed also depends on a programmer’s level and capabilities, since a slow app can be written in Swift as well.

        Learn more here https://mlsdev.com/blog/51-7-advantages-of-using-swift-over-objective-c

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        Software Development Consultan at MLSDev Inc.
        Review ofSwiftSwift

        Its performance approaches the one of C++ which is considered the fastest algorithm calculation arithmetics. And Apple strives to improve the speed of Swift. Learn more here https://mlsdev.com/blog/51-7-advantages-of-using-swift-over-objective-c

        How developers use C, Erlang, and Swift
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        Lawrence Cheuk uses SwiftSwift

        iPhone app, a new born language, it may good but the IDE, xcode is bad compare with Visual Studio. It just like a baby. playground can only use without connect to other library...you can not do a simply refactor of renaming a variable. You can go to definition and find reference, but you can not go to implementation....I should write them on xcode not here basically it is not the fault of swift, but it tightly to it, unless you want to use a notepad to write it.

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        Refractal uses SwiftSwift

        Most of our newer apps are written completely in swift, with our older ones and some special cases using a mix of Swift and Objective-C, but with Swift 2, the language is pretty much a must-use. "guard" is <3.

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        papaver uses CC

        been programming in c for over a decade, since learning it in college. still use it for various low level projects. used it recently to develop an embedded application for a custom board.

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        Flutter Health Inc. uses SwiftSwift

        Flutter is coded with Swift v.2.3 and can be run with Xcode v.8.2.1. To launch in Xcode 9.3, the code needs to be migrated to Swift 4.1

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        micro systems uses CC

        The core of the arcapos applications is written in C, so are most of the Lua modules (bindings to various hardware or protocols).

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        Maxim Ananov uses SwiftSwift

        Most of the app code was gradually rewritten in Swift for better performance and code maintenance.

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        JINJA Ltd. uses SwiftSwift

        Our native iOS app is built on Swift, and most of the basic function is still written in Swift

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        Sqreen uses CC

        The Sqreen PHP agent is both a PHP extension, built in C, and a daemon built in Python.

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        POROWNEO.PL uses CC

        Axis2/c, rampart/c, savan/c, barbershop and custom php extensions.

        Avatar of Analytical Informatics
        Analytical Informatics uses ErlangErlang

        The central business logic and ETL engine is written in Erlang.

        Avatar of Mathias Vonende
        Mathias Vonende uses ErlangErlang

        Very nice programming language, used for backend integration.

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        Vaultize uses CC

        Used in backend and clients for performance heavy tasks.

        Avatar of Ryan Jennings
        Ryan Jennings uses ErlangErlang

        foundation VM for phoenix framework

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        Software Joint uses ErlangErlang

        Cowboy web server serves content

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        KongHack Inc. uses ErlangErlang

        Custom plugins for ejabberd

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