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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 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.

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 Go?
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    Why do developers choose Swift?
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    Why do developers choose CoffeeScript?
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    Cons

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

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

    Pricing

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

    Companies

    What companies use Go?
    718 companies on StackShare use Go
    What companies use Swift?
    822 companies on StackShare use Swift
    What companies use CoffeeScript?
    350 companies on StackShare use CoffeeScript

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Go?
    50 tools on StackShare integrate with Go
    What tools integrate with Swift?
    13 tools on StackShare integrate with Swift
    What tools integrate with CoffeeScript?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with CoffeeScript

    What are some alternatives to Go, Swift, 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
    • Python - Python is a clear and powerful object-oriented programming language, comparable to Perl, Ruby, Scheme, or Java.

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