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Scala vs. Python vs. C++

Scala Python C++
Scala Python ANSI/ISO C++
Preference 38% votes 38% votes 24% votes
Website www.​scala-lang.​org www.​python.​org www.​open-std.​org/​jtc1/​sc22/​wg21/​
License ?
Unicode Yes Yes Yes
Script language ? ? 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,Lazy Evaluation, Multi-paradigm OOP, Multi-paradigm Multi-paradigm, Object Oriented, procedural, Meta, Closure
Extension/Plug-in Yes Yes Conditional
Operating system
Programming language
Multilingual content Yes Conditional Conditional
WYSIWYG-Editor No No ?
Standard compliance No Yes ?
Horizontal scalable Yes Yes ?
Template language ?
Target audience
Difficulty level
Version number 2.11.5 3.4.2 C++14
Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) Yes Yes Yes
Machine Code Generation Yes Yes Yes
Release Date 2003 December 1989 1983
Documentation level ★★★★★ ★★★★★ ★★★★★
Multi tasking Yes Yes Yes
Code Generation Yes Yes Conditional
Dynamic typing No Yes 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
Community Driven Good Excellent Good
HTML syntax Yes Yes No
WSDL Yes Yes No
REPL Yes Yes No
Reliability ★★★★★ ★★★★★ ★★★★☆
Data encryption Conditional ? ?
Custom queries Good ? ?
File Assets Yes ? ?
API Good Excellent Excellent
Compiled language Yes Yes Yes
XML Aware Good ? ?
Embeddable Yes Yes Yes
Open Architecture Yes Yes ?
Compiler Yes Yes Yes
API comprehensibility ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
Jobs Oportunities ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆ ★★★☆☆
Implementation flexibility 21% votes 46% votes 33% votes
Out-of-the-box functionality 13% votes 53% votes 33% votes
Control structures Yes Yes Yes
Annotation Support Yes Yes ?
Community feedback ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
Ease of use ★★★☆☆ ★★★★★ ★★★☆☆
Free for commercial use Yes Yes Yes
Duck typing Yes Yes Yes
Easy of Use 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 Yes Yes Yes
Value types creation 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 ★★★★★ ★★★★☆ ★★★★★
Database migrations Yes ? ?
I like it Yes Yes Yes
Debug Mode Yes Yes Yes
Static Typing Yes No Yes
Autocomplete Code Yes Yes Yes
Symbols Yes No Yes
Supported from Google No 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 Yes No Yes
Higher Kinded Types Yes Yes Yes
Pattern Matching Yes Yes Yes
Compiler Plugin Architecture Yes ? No
Object Oriented Models Yes Yes ?
Mobile ready Yes Yes ?
Operating system server
Package Manager Yes Yes Yes
Easy Setup Yes Yes Yes
Optional Static Type Yes ? ?
Full-Stack No ? Yes
Framework specific vocabulary No Yes ?
Easy to Config No Yes Yes
JIT Compiler Yes Yes No
Self Server Yes Yes ?
Will get you a job Yes Yes Yes
Scalability Yes Yes ?
Supported by Microsoft No Yes Yes
Official IDE Support Yes Yes ?
Concurrency Yes ? ?
Enterprise Yes Yes ?
Namespaces Yes Yes Yes
Sexy Yes Yes Yes
Android Development Support Yes Yes ?
MVC Yes Yes ?
Average Salary 120 000 105 999 ?
Developed for Human Yes Yes ?
Actual chances of getting laid regardless No ? ?
javascript compiler Yes Yes ?
Manual Memory Management Yes ? ?
Garbage Collection Yes Yes ?
Increase Stress Levels Yes No Yes
Inheritance Yes Yes Yes
C++ power Yes Yes Yes
High peformance Yes Yes ?
Multi-user system ? Yes Yes
Image processing engin ? Pillow ?
Multiple projects ? Yes Yes
Revision control ? Yes ?
Isolation ? Yes ?
Full text search ? Yes Yes
Adobe Flash Support ? Yes ?
RESTful ? Yes Conditional
Creation Date ? 1980 1983
Realtime ? Yes Yes
Data Security ? Yes ?
Copy, Cut and Paste Support ? Yes Yes
360° Camera ? Yes ?
Useless ? No ?
Sexiness ? 100 500 ?
IntelliSense ? Yes ?
Clone Test ? Yes ?
ORM Join Support ? Yes ?
Jquery ? Yes ?
jQuery Support ? Yes ?
Vertically Scalable ? Yes ?
Android App ? Yes ?
Component Oriented ? No ?
Internationalization ? Yes Yes
Ability to link to external programs and systems ? Yes Yes
Programs ?
Audio Out ? ? Yes
Value type variables passing as reference ? ? Yes
Method signatures passing as parameter ? ? Yes
Creates a slew of inefficient Javascript ? ? No
Tasks ? ? No
Random Comparison ? ? No
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