Python vs. Go vs. Swift



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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 Go?

Go is expressive, concise, clean, and efficient. Its concurrency mechanisms make it easy to write programs that get the most out of multicore and networked machines, while its novel type system enables flexible and modular program construction. Go compiles quickly to machine code yet has the convenience of garbage collection and the power of run-time reflection. It's a fast, statically typed, compiled language that feels like a dynamically typed, interpreted language.

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.

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Pros

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Why do developers choose Go?
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Why do developers choose Swift?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Python?
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What are the cons of using Go?
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What are the cons of using Swift?
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Companies

What companies use Python?
3218 companies on StackShare use Python
What companies use Go?
968 companies on StackShare use Go
What companies use Swift?
1091 companies on StackShare use Swift

Integrations

What tools integrate with Python?
85 tools on StackShare integrate with Python
What tools integrate with Go?
52 tools on StackShare integrate with Go
What tools integrate with Swift?
13 tools on StackShare integrate with Swift

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

  • 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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