Objective-C vs. CoffeeScript vs. Visual Basic

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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 Visual Basic?

Visual Basic is derived from BASIC and enables the rapid application development (RAD) of graphical user interface (GUI) applications, access to databases using Data Access Objects, Remote Data Objects, or ActiveX Data Objects, and creation of ActiveX controls and objects.

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Why do developers choose Objective-C?
Why do you like Objective-C?

Why do developers choose CoffeeScript?
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    Why do developers choose Visual Basic?
    Why do you like Visual Basic?

    Cons

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

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

    What are the cons of using Visual Basic?
    No Cons submitted yet for Visual Basic
    Downsides of Visual Basic?

    Pricing

    How much does Objective-C cost?
    How much does CoffeeScript cost?
    How much does Visual Basic cost?

    Companies

    What companies use Objective-C?
    781 companies on StackShare use Objective-C
    What companies use CoffeeScript?
    350 companies on StackShare use CoffeeScript
    What companies use Visual Basic?
    10 companies on StackShare use Visual Basic

    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 Visual Basic?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Visual Basic

    What are some alternatives to Objective-C, CoffeeScript, and Visual Basic?

    • 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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