C++ vs F# vs Swift




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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 F#?

F# is a mature, open source, cross-platform, functional-first programming language. It empowers users and organizations to tackle complex computing problems with simple, maintainable and robust code.

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.

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        Avatar of Bessalitskykh
        Software Development Consultan at MLSDev Inc.
        Review ofSwiftSwift

        The performance of Swift is almost the same as that of C++, which is considered the fastest in algorithm calculation arithmetics. Apple had this idea in mind and worked to improve the speed of Swift. For example, Swift 2.0 has beaten C++ in several computation algorithms, such as Mandelbrot algorithm. Objective-C is slower because it contains C API legacy.

        Swift is faster than Objective-C, because it removed the limitations of C language and has been improved with the help of advanced technologies that were unavailable when C was developed. As mentioned by Apple, Swift was originally designed to operate faster.

        Despite the fact that languages are different, they both integrate, and work with Cocoa and Cocoa Touch APIs, for all Apple platforms. Therefore, a regular app-user would not recognize the difference in operating speed between Objective-C vs Swift. Speed also depends on a programmer’s level and capabilities, since a slow app can be written in Swift as well.

        Learn more here https://mlsdev.com/blog/51-7-advantages-of-using-swift-over-objective-c

        Avatar of Bessalitskykh
        Software Development Consultan at MLSDev Inc.
        Review ofSwiftSwift

        Its performance approaches the one of C++ which is considered the fastest algorithm calculation arithmetics. And Apple strives to improve the speed of Swift. Learn more here https://mlsdev.com/blog/51-7-advantages-of-using-swift-over-objective-c

        How developers use C++, F#, and Swift
        Avatar of Lawrence Cheuk
        Lawrence Cheuk uses SwiftSwift

        iPhone app, a new born language, it may good but the IDE, xcode is bad compare with Visual Studio. It just like a baby. playground can only use without connect to other library...you can not do a simply refactor of renaming a variable. You can go to definition and find reference, but you can not go to implementation....I should write them on xcode not here basically it is not the fault of swift, but it tightly to it, unless you want to use a notepad to write it.

        Avatar of Marc3842h
        Marc3842h uses C++C++

        C++ is used in Shiro (https://github.com/Marc3842h/shiro).

        C++ is a high performance, low level programming language. Game servers need to run with fast performance to be able to reliably serve players across the globe.

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        Refractal uses SwiftSwift

        Most of our newer apps are written completely in swift, with our older ones and some special cases using a mix of Swift and Objective-C, but with Swift 2, the language is pretty much a must-use. "guard" is <3.

        Avatar of OnlineCity
        OnlineCity uses C++C++

        The most latency sensitive parts are written in C++. Due to our interconnected services architecture, we use either Python or C++ for each service, with the performance critical parts being C++14.

        Avatar of Flutter Health Inc.
        Flutter Health Inc. uses SwiftSwift

        Flutter is coded with Swift v.2.3 and can be run with Xcode v.8.2.1. To launch in Xcode 9.3, the code needs to be migrated to Swift 4.1

        Avatar of POROWNEO.PL
        POROWNEO.PL uses C++C++

        Used to write PHP extensions - AZTEC Decoder - License Driver scan - Axis2/C to PHP wrapper and Job-scheduler - Barbershop

        Avatar of Luca Fulchir
        Luca Fulchir uses C++C++

        Performance, zero-overhead abstractions and memory safety of the modern C++ language make this the perfect language for the project.

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        ApertusVR uses C++C++

        The main programming language of ApertusVR. C++11 & CMake provides multi-platform targeting. The architecture is modular.

        Avatar of Maxim Ananov
        Maxim Ananov uses SwiftSwift

        Most of the app code was gradually rewritten in Swift for better performance and code maintenance.

        Avatar of JINJA Ltd.
        JINJA Ltd. uses SwiftSwift

        Our native iOS app is built on Swift, and most of the basic function is still written in Swift

        Avatar of Tuomas Hietanen
        Tuomas Hietanen uses F#F#

        Backend programming language.

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        Tuomas Hietanen uses F#F#

        Programming language

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