Go vs. C vs. Visual Basic

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Description

What is Go?

Go is expressive, concise, clean, and efficient. Its concurrency mechanisms make it easy to write programs that get the most out of multicore and networked machines, while its novel type system enables flexible and modular program construction. Go compiles quickly to machine code yet has the convenience of garbage collection and the power of run-time reflection. It's a fast, statically typed, compiled language that feels like a dynamically typed, interpreted language.

What is C?

What is Visual Basic?

Visual Basic is derived from BASIC and enables the rapid application development (RAD) of graphical user interface (GUI) applications, access to databases using Data Access Objects, Remote Data Objects, or ActiveX Data Objects, and creation of ActiveX controls and objects.

Pros

Why do developers choose Go?
  • Why do you like Go?

    Why do developers choose C?
    Why do you like C?

    Why do developers choose Visual Basic?
    Why do you like Visual Basic?

    Cons

    What are the cons of using Go?
    Downsides of Go?

    What are the cons of using C?
    No Cons submitted yet for C
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    What are the cons of using Visual Basic?
    No Cons submitted yet for Visual Basic
    Downsides of Visual Basic?

    Companies

    What companies use Go?
    707 companies on StackShare use Go
    What companies use C?
    44 companies on StackShare use C
    What companies use Visual Basic?
    10 companies on StackShare use Visual Basic

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Go?
    50 tools on StackShare integrate with Go
    What tools integrate with C?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with C
    What tools integrate with Visual Basic?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Visual Basic

    What are some alternatives to Go, C, and Visual Basic?

    • 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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