C++ vs. Dart vs. Rust

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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 Dart?

Dart is a cohesive, scalable platform for building apps that run on the web (where you can use Polymer) or on servers (such as with Google Cloud Platform). Use the Dart language, libraries, and tools to write anything from simple scripts to full-featured apps.

What is Rust?

Rust is a systems programming language that combines strong compile-time correctness guarantees with fast performance. It improves upon the ideas of other systems languages like C++ by providing guaranteed memory safety (no crashes, no data races) and complete control over the lifecycle of memory.

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    Cons

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    Companies

    What companies use C++?
    166 companies on StackShare use C++
    What companies use Dart?
    12 companies on StackShare use Dart
    What companies use Rust?
    28 companies on StackShare use Rust

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with C++?
    6 tools on StackShare integrate with C++
    What tools integrate with Dart?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Dart
    What tools integrate with Rust?
    14 tools on StackShare integrate with Rust

    What are some alternatives to C++, Dart, and Rust?

    • 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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