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Scala vs. Python vs. C++

Scala Python C++
Scala Python ANSI/ISO C++
Preference 41% votes 41% votes 18% votes
Website www.​scala-lang.​org www.​python.​org www.​open-std.​org/​jtc1/​sc22/​wg21/​
License ?
Unicode Yes Yes Yes
Script language Yes Yes No
Interpreter Yes Yes No
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, 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
Difficulty level
Version number 2.10.3 3.4.0 C++14
Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) Yes Yes Yes
Machine Code Generation No Yes Yes
Release Date 2003 December 1989 1983
Documentation level ★★★☆☆ ★★★★★ ★★★★☆
Code Generation Yes Yes Conditional
Dynamic typing No Yes Yes
Programming paradigm
Scripting language support
Free to use Yes Yes Yes
Active Yes Yes Yes
Database Connection Pooling Yes Yes Yes
Creation Date 2003 December 1989 1983
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
Compiler Yes No Yes
API comprehensibility ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆ ★★★☆☆
Jobs Oportunities ★★★☆☆ ★★★★☆ ★★★☆☆
Implementation flexibility 33% votes 33% votes 33% votes
Out-of-the-box functionality 21% votes 46% votes 33% votes
Control structures Yes Yes Yes
Community feedback ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
Ease of use ★★★☆☆ ★★★★★ ★★★☆☆
Free for commercial use Yes Yes Yes
Duck typing No Yes Yes
360° Camera No Yes ?
Easy of Use No Yes Yes
Latest Standard 20ᵗʰ August 2013 17ᵗʰ March 2014 18ᵗʰ August 2014
JVM Yes Yes No
CLR No Yes Yes
Open Source Yes Yes Yes
Source Repository ? ?
Nested Comments No Yes Yes
Type inference Yes Yes Yes
Maven support Yes No 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 No Yes
Native asynchronous operators await/async No No 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 ?
Makes you angry No No Yes
Easy to Learn No Yes Yes
Unit Testing Yes 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
JIT Compiler Yes Yes No
Self Server Yes Yes ?
Will get you a job Yes Yes ?
Official IDE Support Yes Yes ?
Concurrency Yes ? ?
Sexy Yes ? Yes
Multi-user system ? Yes ?
Multilingual content ? Conditional ?
Multiple projects ? No Yes
Standard compliance ? Yes ?
Isolation ? No ?
Full text search ? Yes Yes
Multi tasking ? Yes ?
RESTful ? Yes ?
Comments ? Yes Yes
Embeddable ? Yes ?
Open Architecture ? Yes ?
Realtime ? No Yes
Websocket Support ? Yes Yes
Events Support ? Yes Yes
Delegates ? Yes Yes
Supported from Google ? Yes Yes
Creates a slew of inefficient Javascript ? No No
Extensibility ? Yes Yes
Ajax ? Yes Yes
Jquery ? Yes ?
Vertically Scalable ? Yes ?
Framework specific vocabulary ? Yes ?
Ability to link to external programs and systems ? Yes Yes
Method signatures passing as parameter ? ? Yes
Easy to Config ? ? Yes
Supported by Microsoft ? ? Yes
Tasks ? ? No
Programs ? ?
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