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Python vs. Scala vs. C++

Python Scala C++
Python Scala ANSI/ISO C++
Preference 39% votes 37% votes 24% votes
Website www.​python.​org www.​scala-lang.​org www.​open-std.​org/​jtc1/​sc22/​wg21/​
License ?
Unicode Yes Yes Yes
Script language ? ? No
Interpreter Yes Yes No
Description Python is both object-oriented and functional. It blends a number of modern language features, while maintaining close compatibility with C/C++. Scala is a programming language. It is both object-oriented (think inheritance, methods, ...) and functional (think closures). It blends a number of modern language features, while maintaining close compatibility with Java. Multi-paradigm native compiled language
Tag OOP, Multi-paradigm OOP, True Functional,Lazy Evaluation, Multi-paradigm Multi-paradigm, Object Oriented, procedural, Meta, Closure
Multi-user system Yes ? Yes
Extension/Plug-in Yes Yes Conditional
Image processing engin Pillow ? ?
Operating system
Programming language
Multilingual content Conditional ? Conditional
Multiple projects Yes ? Yes
Standard compliance Yes ? ?
Revision control Yes ? ?
Isolation Yes ? ?
Horizontal scalable Yes Yes ?
Template language ?
Target audience
Full text search Yes ? Yes
Difficulty level
Version number 3.4.2 2.11.5 C++14
Adobe Flash Support Yes ? ?
Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) Yes Yes Yes
Machine Code Generation Yes Yes Yes
Release Date December 1989 2003 1983
Documentation level ★★★★☆ ★★★★★ ★★★★★
Multi tasking Yes Yes Yes
RESTful Yes ? Conditional
Code Generation Yes Yes Conditional
Dynamic typing Yes No No
Programming paradigm
Comments Yes Yes Yes
Scripting language support
Free to use Yes Yes Yes
Active Yes Yes Yes
Database Connection Pooling Yes Yes Yes
Creation Date 1980 ? 1983
Community Driven Good Good Good
HTML syntax Yes Yes No
WSDL Yes Yes No
REPL Yes Yes No
Reliability ★★★★★ ★★★★★ ★★★★☆
API Excellent Good Excellent
Compiled language Yes Yes Yes
Embeddable Yes Yes Yes
Open Architecture Yes Yes ?
Compiler No Yes Yes
API comprehensibility ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
Jobs Oportunities ★★★★☆ ★★★☆☆ ★★★☆☆
Implementation flexibility 46% votes 21% votes 33% votes
Out-of-the-box functionality 53% votes 13% votes 33% votes
Control structures Yes Yes Yes
Annotation Support Yes Yes ?
Realtime Yes ? Yes
Data Security Yes ? ?
Community feedback ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
Ease of use ★★★★★ ★★★☆☆ ★★★☆☆
Copy, Cut and Paste Support Yes ? Yes
Free for commercial use Yes Yes Yes
Duck typing Yes Yes Yes
360° Camera Yes ? ?
Easy of Use Yes Yes Yes
Sexiness 100 500 ? ?
Latest Standard 17ᵗʰ March 2014 21ˢᵗ April 2014 18ᵗʰ August 2014
JVM No Yes No
CLR No No Yes
Open Source Yes Yes Yes
Nested Comments Yes Yes Yes
Type inference Yes Yes Yes
IntelliSense Yes ? ?
Websocket Support Yes Yes Yes
Events Support Yes Yes Yes
Lambda Expressions Yes Yes Yes
Properties Yes Yes Yes
Partial Classes Yes Yes Yes
Unsafe code support Yes Yes Yes
Safe casting Yes Yes Yes
Runtime Generic Support Yes Yes Yes
Runtime dynamic types Yes Yes Yes
Closures Yes Yes Yes
Delegates Yes Yes Yes
iOS Development Support Yes Yes Yes
Native asynchronous operators await/async Yes Yes Yes
Perfomance ★★★★☆ ★★★★★ ★★★★★
I like it Yes Yes Yes
Debug Mode Yes Yes Yes
Static Typing No Yes Yes
Clone Test Yes ? ?
Autocomplete Code Yes Yes Yes
Symbols No Yes Yes
Supported from Google Yes ? Yes
Makes you angry No No Yes
Easy to Learn Yes Yes No
Extensibility Yes Yes Yes
Unit Testing Yes Yes Yes
Ajax Yes Yes ?
Macro System No Yes Yes
Higher Kinded Types Yes Yes Yes
Pattern Matching Yes Yes Yes
Object Oriented Models Yes Yes ?
Mobile ready Yes Yes ?
Operating system server
Package Manager Yes Yes Yes
Easy Setup Yes Yes Yes
Jquery Yes ? ?
Vertically Scalable Yes ? ?
Android App Yes ? ?
Component Oriented No ? ?
Internationalization Yes ? Yes
Framework specific vocabulary Yes ? ?
Easy to Config Yes Yes Yes
JIT Compiler Yes Yes No
Self Server Yes Yes ?
Will get you a job Yes Yes Yes
Scalability Yes Yes ?
Ability to link to external programs and systems Yes ? Yes
Supported by Microsoft Yes ? Yes
Official IDE Support Yes Yes ?
Попаболь No ? ?
Programs ?
Enterprise Yes Yes ?
Namespaces Yes Yes Yes
Sexy Yes Yes Yes
Android Development Support Yes Yes ?
MVC Yes ? ?
Average Salary 30 001 ? ?
Developed for Human Yes ? ?
javascript compiler Yes Yes ?
Garbage Collection Yes Yes ?
Increase Stress Levels No ? Yes
Inheritance Yes Yes Yes
C++ power Yes ? Yes
High peformance Yes Yes ?
Data encryption ? Conditional ?
Custom queries ? Good ?
File Assets ? Yes ?
XML Aware ? Good ?
Source Repository ? ?
Maven support ? Yes Yes
Language Integrated Query ? Yes Yes
Value types creation ? Yes Yes
Compiler Plugin Architecture ? Yes No
Optional Static Type ? Yes ?
Concurrency ? Yes ?
Manual Memory Management ? Yes ?
Audio Out ? ? Yes
Value type variables passing as reference ? ? Yes
Method signatures passing as parameter ? ? Yes
Creates a slew of inefficient Javascript ? ? No
Full-Stack ? ? Yes
Tasks ? ? No
Random Comparison ? ? No
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