Xtend vs PostSharp: What are the differences?
Xtend: Flexible and expressive dialect of Java. It is a flexible and expressive dialect of Java, which compiles into readable Java 8 compatible source code. You can use any existing Java library seamlessly. The compiled output is readable and pretty-printed, and tends to run as fast as the equivalent handwritten Java code; PostSharp: Allows developers to eradicate boilerplate by offloading repeating work from humans to machines. It adds design patterns and thread safety to C# and VB so you can avoid boilerplate and focus on business value.
Xtend and PostSharp belong to "Language Extensions" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by Xtend are:
- Works great on Android
- Advanced support for code generation
- Works well with Java 8 APIs
On the other hand, PostSharp provides the following key features:
- Logging: complete revamping
- Caching: a brand new feature
- Filled gaps in support for async methods