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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 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 Erlang?

Some of Erlang's uses are in telecoms, banking, e-commerce, computer telephony and instant messaging. Erlang's runtime system has built-in support for concurrency, distribution and fault tolerance. OTP is set of Erlang libraries and design principles providing middle-ware to develop these systems.

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    Why do developers choose Erlang?
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    Cons

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

    What are the cons of using Swift?
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    What are the cons of using Erlang?
    No Cons submitted yet for Erlang
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    Companies

    What companies use Python?
    2361 companies on StackShare use Python
    What companies use Swift?
    822 companies on StackShare use Swift
    What companies use Erlang?
    68 companies on StackShare use Erlang

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Python?
    82 tools on StackShare integrate with Python
    What tools integrate with Swift?
    13 tools on StackShare integrate with Swift
    What tools integrate with Erlang?
    4 tools on StackShare integrate with Erlang

    What are some alternatives to Python, Swift, and Erlang?

    • 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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