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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 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 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.

Pros

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

Why do developers choose C++?
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    Why do developers choose Rust?
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    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 C++?
    Downsides of C++?

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

    Companies

    What companies use Objective-C?
    770 companies on StackShare use Objective-C
    What companies use C++?
    160 companies on StackShare use C++
    What companies use Rust?
    26 companies on StackShare use Rust

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Objective-C?
    12 tools on StackShare integrate with Objective-C
    What tools integrate with C++?
    6 tools on StackShare integrate with C++
    What tools integrate with Rust?
    14 tools on StackShare integrate with Rust

    What are some alternatives to Objective-C, C++, 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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