Swift vs. D vs. Visual Basic



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Description

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.

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.

What is Visual Basic?

Visual Basic is derived from BASIC and enables the rapid application development (RAD) of graphical user interface (GUI) applications, access to databases using Data Access Objects, Remote Data Objects, or ActiveX Data Objects, and creation of ActiveX controls and objects.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Swift?
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Why do developers choose D?
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Why do developers choose Visual Basic?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Swift?
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What are the cons of using D?
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What are the cons of using Visual Basic?
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Companies

What companies use Swift?
1065 companies on StackShare use Swift
What companies use D?
9 companies on StackShare use D
What companies use Visual Basic?
14 companies on StackShare use Visual Basic

Integrations

What tools integrate with Swift?
13 tools on StackShare integrate with Swift
What tools integrate with D?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with D
What tools integrate with Visual Basic?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Visual Basic

What are some alternatives to Swift, D, and Visual Basic?

  • 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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