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Python vs. C++

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Python ANSI/ISO C++
Preference 65% votes 35% votes
Website www.​python.​org www.​open-std.​org/​jtc1/​sc22/​wg21/​
License ?
Unicode Yes Yes
Script language Yes No
Interpreter No No
Description Python is both object-oriented and functional. It blends a number of modern language features, while maintaining close compatibility with C/C++. Multi-paradigm native compiled language
Tag OOP, Multi-paradigm Multi-paradigm, Object Oriented, procedural, Meta, Closure
Extension/Plug-in Yes Conditional
Operating system
Programming language
Multilingual content Conditional ?
Multiple projects Yes ?
Standard compliance Yes ?
Horizontal scalable Yes ?
Target audience
Difficulty level
Version number 3.4.0 C++11
Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) Yes ?
Machine Code Generation Yes Yes
Release Date December 1989 1983
3D Screen No ?
Documentation level ★★★★★ ★★★★☆
Code Generation Yes Conditional
Dynamic typing Yes Yes
Programming paradigm
Comments Yes Yes
Scripting language support
Free to use Yes Yes
Backend ?
Active Yes Yes
Database Connection Pooling Yes Yes
Community Driven Good Good
HTML syntax Yes No
WSDL Yes ?
Reliability ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
API Excellent Good
Compiled language No Yes
Embeddable Yes ?
Open Architecture Yes ?
Compiler No Yes
API comprehensibility ★★★★☆ ★★★☆☆
Jobs Oportunities ★★★★☆ ★★★☆☆
Implementation flexibility 75% votes 25% votes
Out-of-the-box functionality 75% votes 25% votes
Control structures Yes Yes
Realtime No ?
Community feedback ★★★★☆ ★★★☆☆
Ease of use ★★★★★ ★★★☆☆
Free for commercial use Yes Yes
Duck typing Yes Yes
Easy of Use Yes Yes
Latest Standard 17ᵗʰ March 2014 2011
JVM Yes No
CLR Yes Yes
Open Source Yes Yes
Nested Comments Yes Yes
Websocket Support Yes ?
Maven support No ?
Events Support Yes ?
Lambda Expressions Yes Yes
Properties Yes Yes
Partial Classes Yes Yes
Unsafe code support Yes Yes
Safe casting Yes Yes
Runtime Generic Support Yes ?
Runtime dynamic types Yes No
Closures Yes Yes
iOS Development Support No Yes
Native asynchronous operators await/async Yes No
Perfomance ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
I like it Yes Yes
Debug Mode Yes ?
Static Typing No Yes
Autocomplete Code Yes ?
Symbols No Yes
Makes you angry No Yes
Easy to Learn Yes Yes
Creates a slew of inefficient Javascript No No
Extensibility Yes ?
Unit Testing Yes ?
Ajax Yes ?
Macro System No Yes
Higher Kinded Types Yes Yes
Pattern Matching Yes Yes
Operating system server
Package Manager Yes ?
Easy Setup Yes ?
Jquery Yes ?
Vertically Scalable Yes ?
Framework specific vocabulary Yes ?
Will get you a job Yes ?
Ability to link to external programs and systems Yes ?
Type inference ? Yes
Language Integrated Query ? Yes
Value types creation ? Yes
Compiler Plugin Architecture ? No
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