Python vs. Go vs. CoffeeScript

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Description

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

    Cons

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

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

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

    Pricing

    How much does Python cost?
    How much does Go cost?
    How much does CoffeeScript cost?

    Companies

    What companies use Python?
    2320 companies on StackShare use Python
    What companies use Go?
    708 companies on StackShare use Go
    What companies use CoffeeScript?
    349 companies on StackShare use CoffeeScript

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Python?
    80 tools on StackShare integrate with Python
    What tools integrate with Go?
    50 tools on StackShare integrate with Go
    What tools integrate with CoffeeScript?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with CoffeeScript

    What are some alternatives to Python, Go, 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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