Objective-C vs. CoffeeScript vs. Common Lisp

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Description

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 CoffeeScript?

CoffeeScript is a little language that compiles into JavaScript. Underneath that awkward Java-esque patina, JavaScript has always had a gorgeous heart. CoffeeScript is an attempt to expose the good parts of JavaScript in a simple way.

What is Common Lisp?

Lisp was originally created as a practical mathematical notation for computer programs, influenced by the notation of Alonzo Church's lambda calculus. It quickly became the favored programming language for artificial intelligence (AI) research. As one of the earliest programming languages, Lisp pioneered many ideas in computer science, including tree data structures, automatic storage management, dynamic typing, conditionals, higher-order functions, recursion, and the self-hosting compiler. [source: wikipedia]

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Why do developers choose Objective-C?
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Why do developers choose CoffeeScript?
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    Why do developers choose Common Lisp?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Objective-C?
    No Cons submitted yet for Objective-C
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    What are the cons of using CoffeeScript?
    Downsides of CoffeeScript?

    What are the cons of using Common Lisp?
    No Cons submitted yet for Common Lisp
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    Pricing

    How much does Objective-C cost?
    How much does CoffeeScript cost?
    How much does Common Lisp cost?

    Companies

    What companies use Objective-C?
    769 companies on StackShare use Objective-C
    What companies use CoffeeScript?
    349 companies on StackShare use CoffeeScript
    What companies use Common Lisp?
    3 companies on StackShare use Common Lisp

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Objective-C?
    12 tools on StackShare integrate with Objective-C
    What tools integrate with CoffeeScript?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with CoffeeScript
    What tools integrate with Common Lisp?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Common Lisp

    What are some alternatives to Objective-C, CoffeeScript, and Common Lisp?

    • 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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