Python vs. Swift vs. R



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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 R?

R provides a wide variety of statistical (linear and nonlinear modelling, classical statistical tests, time-series analysis, classification, clustering, ...) and graphical techniques, and is highly extensible.

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Pros

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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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Companies

What companies use Python?
3153 companies on StackShare use Python
What companies use Swift?
1065 companies on StackShare use Swift
What companies use R?
156 companies on StackShare use R

Integrations

What tools integrate with Python?
83 tools on StackShare integrate with Python
What tools integrate with Swift?
13 tools on StackShare integrate with Swift
What tools integrate with R?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with R

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

  • 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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