Python vs. Java 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 Java?

Java is a programming language and computing platform first released by Sun Microsystems in 1995. There are lots of applications and websites that will not work unless you have Java installed, and more are created every day. Java is fast, secure, and reliable. From laptops to datacenters, game consoles to scientific supercomputers, cell phones to the Internet, Java is everywhere!

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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Pros

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Cons

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

What are the cons of using Java?
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What are the cons of using CoffeeScript?
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Pricing

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

Companies

What companies use Python?
3227 companies on StackShare use Python
What companies use Java?
2828 companies on StackShare use Java
What companies use CoffeeScript?
446 companies on StackShare use CoffeeScript

Integrations

What tools integrate with Python?
85 tools on StackShare integrate with Python
What tools integrate with Java?
65 tools on StackShare integrate with Java
What tools integrate with CoffeeScript?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with CoffeeScript

What are some alternatives to Python, Java, 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
  • Ruby - A dynamic, interpreted, open source programming language with a focus on simplicity and productivity

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