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Scala vs. Python vs. C++

Scala Python C++
Scala Python ANSI/ISO C++
Category
Preference 40% votes 41% votes 18% votes
Website www.​scala-lang.​org www.​python.​org www.​open-std.​org/​jtc1/​sc22/​wg21/​
License ?
Features
Unicode Yes Yes Yes
Script language Yes Yes No
Interpreter Yes Yes No
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Description 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. 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, True Functional,Lazy Evaluation, Multi-paradigm OOP, Multi-paradigm Multi-paradigm, Object Oriented, procedural, Meta, Closure
Extension/Plug-in Yes Yes Conditional
Operating system
Programming language
Database ?
Horizontal scalable Yes Yes ?
Target audience
Framework
Difficulty level
Version number 2.11.2 3.4.2 C++14
Adobe Flash Support Yes ? ?
Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) Yes Yes Yes
Machine Code Generation No Yes Yes
Release Date 2003 December 1989 1983
Documentation level ★★★★☆ ★★★★★ ★★★★☆
Multi tasking Yes Yes ?
Influences
Code Generation Yes Yes Conditional
Dynamic typing No Yes Yes
Programming paradigm
Comments Yes Yes Yes
Scripting language support
Free to use Yes Yes Yes
Backend
Active Yes Yes Yes
Database Connection Pooling Yes Yes Yes
Audio Out Yes ? ?
Community Driven Good Good Good
HTML syntax Yes Yes No
WSDL Yes Yes No
REPL Yes Yes No
Reliability ★★★★☆ ★★★★★ ★★★★☆
API Good Excellent Good
Compiled language Yes No Yes
Embeddable Yes Yes ?
Open Architecture Yes Yes ?
Compiler Yes No Yes
API comprehensibility ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆ ★★★☆☆
Jobs Oportunities ★★★☆☆ ★★★★☆ ★★★☆☆
Implementation flexibility 21% votes 46% votes 33% votes
Out-of-the-box functionality 17% votes 50% votes 33% votes
Control structures Yes Yes Yes
Community feedback ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
Ease of use ★★★☆☆ ★★★★★ ★★★☆☆
Free for commercial use Yes Yes Yes
Duck typing Yes Yes Yes
Latest Standard 21ˢᵗ April 2014 17ᵗʰ March 2014 18ᵗʰ August 2014
JVM Yes Yes No
CLR No Yes Yes
Open Source Yes Yes Yes
Source Repository ? ?
Nested Comments Yes Yes Yes
Type inference Yes Yes Yes
Websocket Support Yes Yes Yes
Maven support Yes ? Yes
Events Support Yes Yes Yes
Lambda Expressions Yes Yes Yes
Language Integrated Query Yes ? Yes
Properties Yes Yes Yes
Partial Classes Yes Yes Yes
Unsafe code support No Yes Yes
Value types creation Yes ? Yes
Safe casting Yes Yes Yes
Runtime Generic Support Yes Yes Yes
Runtime dynamic types Yes Yes No
Closures Yes Yes Yes
iOS Development Support Yes Yes Yes
Native asynchronous operators await/async No Yes Yes
Perfomance ★★★★★ ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
I like it Yes Yes Yes
Debug Mode Yes Yes Yes
Static Typing Yes No Yes
Autocomplete Code Yes Yes Yes
Symbols Yes No ?
Easy to Learn Yes Yes No
Extensibility Yes Yes Yes
Unit Testing Yes Yes Yes
Ajax Yes Yes ?
Macro System Yes No Yes
Higher Kinded Types Yes Yes Yes
Pattern Matching Yes Yes Yes
Compiler Plugin Architecture Yes ? No
Operating system server
Package Manager Yes Yes Yes
Easy Setup Yes Yes Yes
Optional Static Type Yes ? ?
Easy to Config Yes ? Yes
JIT Compiler Yes Yes No
Self Server Yes Yes ?
Will get you a job Yes Yes ?
Supported by Microsoft No Yes Yes
Official IDE Support Yes Yes ?
Concurrency Yes ? ?
Namespaces Yes ? ?
Sexy Yes ? Yes
Android Development Support Yes Yes ?
javascript compiler Yes Yes ?
123 Yes ? ?
Manual Memory Management No ? ?
Garbage Collection Yes Yes ?
Multi-user system ? Yes ?
Image processing engin ? Yes ?
Multilingual content ? Conditional ?
Multiple projects ? Yes Yes
Standard compliance ? Yes ?
Revision control ? Yes ?
Isolation ? Yes ?
Full text search ? Yes Yes
RESTful ? Yes ?
Creation Date ? December 1989 1983
Annotation Support ? Yes ?
Realtime ? Yes Yes
Copy, Cut and Paste Support ? Yes ?
360° Camera ? Yes ?
Easy of Use ? Yes Yes
Sexiness ? 100 500 ?
Delegates ? Yes Yes
Clone Test ? Yes ?
Supported from Google ? Yes Yes
Makes you angry ? No Yes
Jquery ? Yes ?
Vertically Scalable ? Yes ?
Android App ? Yes ?
Component Oriented ? No ?
Internationalization ? Yes ?
Framework specific vocabulary ? Yes ?
Scalability ? Yes ?
Ability to link to external programs and systems ? Yes Yes
Method signatures passing as parameter ? ? Yes
Creates a slew of inefficient Javascript ? ? No
Tasks ? ? No
Programs ? ?
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