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Decisions about C#, JavaScript, and Python
E Tidalgo

I use Powershell for everyday scripting, text manipulation, simple REST api testing and other tasks. My choice to use Powershell was primarily based on availability. At the time (2010), every company machine I was using or going to use was Windows and guaranteed to have Powershell. Python was an option but not guaranteed to be installed on every machine. The choice was not based on ease of use, flexibility or support.

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Ing. Alvaro Rodr铆guez Scelza
Software Systems Engineer at Ripio | 11 upvotes 路 29.2K views

I was considering focusing on learning RoR and looking for a work that uses those techs.

After some investigation, I decided to stay with C# .NET:

  • It is more requested on job positions (7 to 1 in my personal searches average).

  • It's been around for longer.

  • it has better documentation and community.

  • One of Ruby advantages (its amazing community gems, that allows to quickly build parts of your systems by merely putting together third party components) gets quite complicated to use and maintain in huge applications, where building and reusing your own components may become a better approach.

  • Rail's front end support is starting to waver.

  • C# .NET code is far easier to understand, debug and maintain. Although certainly not easier to learn from scratch.

  • Though Rails has an excellent programming speed, C# tends to get the upper hand in long term projects.

I would avise to stick to rails when building small projects, and switching to C# for more long term ones.

Opinions are welcome!

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Fronted Rent

We鈥檙e a new startup so we need to be able to deliver quick changes as we find our product market fit. We鈥檝e also got to ensure that we鈥檙e moving money safely, and keeping perfect records. The technologies we鈥檝e chosen mix mature but well maintained frameworks like Django, with modern web-first and api-first front ends like GraphQL, NextJS, and Chakra. We use a little Golang sparingly in our backend to ensure that when we interact with financial services, we do so with statically compiled, strongly typed, and strictly limited and reviewed code.

You can read all about it in our linked blog post.

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Pros of C#
Pros of JavaScript
Pros of Python
  • 317
    Cool syntax
  • 266
    Great lambda support
  • 241
    Great generics support
  • 186
    Language integrated query (linq)
  • 160
    Extension methods
  • 74
    Properties with get/set methods
  • 73
    Automatic garbage collection
  • 67
    Backed by microsoft
  • 56
    Automatic memory management
  • 52
    Amaizing Crossplatform Support
  • 26
    High performance
  • 26
    Beautiful
  • 23
    LINQ
  • 19
    Great ecosystem of community packages with Nuget
  • 17
    Vibrant developer community
  • 11
    Dead-simple asynchronous programming with async/await
  • 10
    Great readability
  • 8
    Strongly typed by default, dynamic typing when needed
  • 7
    Productive
  • 5
    Object oriented programming paradigm
  • 5
    Open source
  • 5
    Visual Studio - Great IDE
  • 5
    Easy separation of config/application code
  • 4
    Events management using delegates
  • 4
    Operator overloading
  • 4
    OOPS simplified with great syntax
  • 3
    Conditional compilation
  • 2
    High-performance
  • 2
    Comprehensive platform libraries
  • 2
    Cool
  • 2
    Coherent language backed by an extensive CLR
  • 2
    Organized and clean
  • 2
    Great community
  • 2
    Good language to teach OO concepts
  • 1
    Linq expressions
  • 1
    Unity
  • 1
    Top level code
  • 1
    Interfaces
  • 1
    Concise syntax, productivity designed
  • 0
    Lovely
  • 0
    Interfaces
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    Can be used on frontend/backend
  • 1.5K
    It's everywhere
  • 1.1K
    Lots of great frameworks
  • 880
    Fast
  • 729
    Light weight
  • 407
    Flexible
  • 373
    You can't get a device today that doesn't run js
  • 278
    Non-blocking i/o
  • 227
    Ubiquitousness
  • 182
    Expressive
  • 44
    Extended functionality to web pages
  • 40
    Relatively easy language
  • 37
    Executed on the client side
  • 22
    Relatively fast to the end user
  • 18
    Pure Javascript
  • 13
    Functional programming
  • 6
    Async
  • 4
    Because I love functions
  • 4
    Setup is easy
  • 4
    Full-stack
  • 4
    JavaScript is the New PHP
  • 3
    Like it or not, JS is part of the web standard
  • 3
    Can be used in backend, frontend and DB
  • 3
    Its everywhere
  • 3
    Expansive community
  • 3
    Future Language of The Web
  • 2
    For the good parts
  • 2
    Love-hate relationship
  • 2
    Popularized Class-Less Architecture & Lambdas
  • 2
    Everyone use it
  • 2
    Easy to hire developers
  • 2
    Supports lambdas and closures
  • 2
    Evolution of C
  • 1
    Versitile
  • 1
    No need to use PHP
  • 1
    Can be used both as frontend and backend as well
  • 1
    Agile, packages simple to use
  • 1
    Can be used on frontend/backend/Mobile/create PRO Ui
  • 1
    Powerful
  • 1
    It's fun
  • 1
    Its fun and fast
  • 1
    Most Popular Language in the World
  • 1
    Hard not to use
  • 1
    Stockholm Syndrome
  • 1
    Photoshop has 3 JS runtimes built in
  • 1
    Promise relationship
  • 1
    It let's me use Babel & Typescript
  • 1
    Function expressions are useful for callbacks
  • 1
    Scope manipulation
  • 1
    What to add
  • 1
    Clojurescript
  • 1
    Client processing
  • 1
    Everywhere
  • 1
    Only Programming language on browser
  • 1
    Nice
  • 0
    Client side JS uses the visitors CPU to save Server Res
  • 0
    Because it is so simple and lightweight
  • 0
    Easy to make something
  • 0
    Easy
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    Great libraries
  • 918
    Readable code
  • 812
    Beautiful code
  • 762
    Rapid development
  • 667
    Large community
  • 412
    Open source
  • 374
    Elegant
  • 263
    Great community
  • 256
    Object oriented
  • 205
    Dynamic typing
  • 67
    Great standard library
  • 50
    Very fast
  • 46
    Functional programming
  • 32
    Scientific computing
  • 31
    Easy to learn
  • 29
    Great documentation
  • 25
    Matlab alternative
  • 22
    Productivity
  • 21
    Easy to read
  • 19
    Simple is better than complex
  • 17
    It's the way I think
  • 17
    Imperative
  • 14
    Very programmer and non-programmer friendly
  • 14
    Powerful
  • 13
    Fast and simple
  • 13
    Free
  • 13
    Powerfull language
  • 12
    Scripting
  • 9
    Explicit is better than implicit
  • 9
    Machine learning support
  • 8
    Ease of development
  • 8
    Unlimited power
  • 7
    Import antigravity
  • 7
    Clear and easy and powerfull
  • 6
    It's lean and fun to code
  • 6
    Print "life is short, use python"
  • 5
    There should be one-- and preferably only one --obvious
  • 5
    Python has great libraries for data processing
  • 5
    High Documented language
  • 5
    Although practicality beats purity
  • 5
    I love snakes
  • 5
    Great for tooling
  • 5
    Flat is better than nested
  • 5
    Fast coding and good for competitions
  • 4
    Readability counts
  • 3
    Lists, tuples, dictionaries
  • 3
    Plotting
  • 3
    Socially engaged community
  • 3
    Rapid Prototyping
  • 3
    Complex is better than complicated
  • 3
    CG industry needs
  • 3
    Great for analytics
  • 3
    Beautiful is better than ugly
  • 3
    Multiple Inheritence
  • 2
    Simple and easy to learn
  • 2
    Generators
  • 2
    Special cases aren't special enough to break the rules
  • 2
    Now is better than never
  • 2
    If the implementation is hard to explain, it's a bad id
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    If the implementation is easy to explain, it may be a g
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    Import this
  • 2
    No cruft
  • 2
    Easy to learn and use
  • 2
    List comprehensions
  • 1
    Because of Netflix
  • 1
    Pip install everything
  • 1
    Easy to setup and run smooth
  • 1
    Web scraping
  • 1
    Only one way to do it
  • 1
    A-to-Z
  • 1
    Many types of collections
  • 1
    Flexible and easy
  • 1
    Better outcome
  • 1
    Batteries included
  • 0
    Powerful
  • 0
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Cons of C#
Cons of JavaScript
Cons of Python
  • 11
    Poor x-platform GUI support
  • 6
    Closed source
  • 6
    Requires DllImportAttribute for getting stuff from unma
  • 5
    Fast and secure
  • 21
    A constant moving target, too much churn
  • 20
    Horribly inconsistent
  • 13
    Javascript is the New PHP
  • 8
    No ability to monitor memory utilitization
  • 5
    Shows Zero output in case of ANY error
  • 4
    Can be ugly
  • 3
    Thinks strange results are better than errors
  • 1
    No GitHub
  • 48
    Still divided between python 2 and python 3
  • 26
    Poor syntax for anonymous functions
  • 26
    Performance impact
  • 18
    GIL
  • 18
    Package management is a mess
  • 13
    Too imperative-oriented
  • 12
    Hard to understand
  • 10
    Dynamic typing
  • 8
    Not everything is expression
  • 7
    Indentations matter a lot
  • 7
    Explicit self parameter in methods
  • 7
    Very slow
  • 6
    Poor DSL capabilities
  • 6
    No anonymous functions
  • 6
    Requires C functions for dynamic modules
  • 5
    Hard to obfuscate
  • 5
    The "lisp style" whitespaces
  • 4
    The benevolent-dictator-for-life quit
  • 4
    Lack of Syntax Sugar leads to "the pyramid of doom"
  • 4
    Threading
  • 4
    Fake object-oriented programming
  • 4
    Incredibly slow
  • 3
    Not suitable for autocomplete
  • 3
    Official documentation is unclear.
  • 2
    Circular import
  • 1
    Training wheels (forced indentation)
  • 1
    Meta classes

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