View Full Version : FAQ: Comparing different languages

February 6th, 2008, 11:53 PM
Compare Different Languages
Check for yourself, side by side:

"Hello Ubuntu" in every programming language (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=497579)
http://99-bottles-of-beer.net/ (famous song printed in all languages known to man, better than trivial "hello world" program)
I am learning language X in school: Was it good choice? (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=689292) (Stick with it, then learn more, look at Python)

Discussions About Popular Languages

Why I love/hate Perl (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=577596)
C or C++ (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=679218)
C# (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=553337)

Python, Jython, IronPython

Why to love/hate Python (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=576690)
TIOBE: Python is programming language of 2007 (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=681661)
Coding standards for Python (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=618742)
Advantages of Python? (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=624352)
Why don't more people use Jython? (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=666616)

Comparing Language Features

Dynamic typing vs static typing?

Game Development

C++ or C# ? (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=632415)
What about Python? (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=677172)

Web Application Development

Python or PHP (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=545403)
Is Python good for web apps? (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=464949) What about PHP, Perl, Ruby

Other Interesting Languages

Lisp, Scheme
Cobra (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=689534) - Python-like with optional static typing and type inferencing for speed, assertions for quality


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