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What is Python?

Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.

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 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.

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    Cons

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    Pricing

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    Companies

    What companies use Python?
    2361 companies on StackShare use Python
    What companies use C++?
    165 companies on StackShare use C++
    What companies use CoffeeScript?
    350 companies on StackShare use CoffeeScript

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Python?
    82 tools on StackShare integrate with Python
    What tools integrate with C++?
    6 tools on StackShare integrate with C++
    What tools integrate with CoffeeScript?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with CoffeeScript

    What are some alternatives to Python, C++, and CoffeeScript?

    • 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
    • Java - A concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, language specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible

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