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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 Ruby?

Ruby is a language of careful balance. Its creator, Yukihiro “Matz” Matsumoto, blended parts of his favorite languages (Perl, Smalltalk, Eiffel, Ada, and Lisp) to form a new language that balanced functional programming with imperative programming.

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.

Pros

Why do developers choose Python?
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    Why do developers choose Ruby?
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    Why do developers choose C++?
  • Why do you like C++?

    Cons

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

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

    What are the cons of using C++?
    Downsides of C++?

    Companies

    What companies use Python?
    2312 companies on StackShare use Python
    What companies use Ruby?
    2360 companies on StackShare use Ruby
    What companies use C++?
    159 companies on StackShare use C++

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Python?
    80 tools on StackShare integrate with Python
    What tools integrate with Ruby?
    72 tools on StackShare integrate with Ruby
    What tools integrate with C++?
    6 tools on StackShare integrate with C++

    What are some alternatives to Python, Ruby, and C++?

    • 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
    • Java - A concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, language specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible

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