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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 JRuby?

JRuby is the effort to recreate the Ruby (http://www.ruby-lang.org) interpreter in Java. The Java version is tightly integrated with Java to allow both to script any Java class and to embed the interpreter into any Java application. See the docs directory for more information.

What is D?

D is a language with C-like syntax and static typing. It pragmatically combines efficiency, control, and modeling power, with safety and programmer productivity.

Pros

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

Why do developers choose JRuby?
Why do you like JRuby?

Why do developers choose D?
  • Why do you like D?

    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 JRuby?
    No Cons submitted yet for JRuby
    Downsides of JRuby?

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

    Companies

    What companies use Objective-C?
    771 companies on StackShare use Objective-C
    What companies use JRuby?
    13 companies on StackShare use JRuby
    What companies use D?
    5 companies on StackShare use D

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Objective-C?
    12 tools on StackShare integrate with Objective-C
    No integrations listed yet
    What tools integrate with D?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with D

    What are some alternatives to Objective-C, JRuby, and D?

    • 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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