C++ vs Python vs Zsh (Z shell)

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C++

17.2K
9.2K
+ 1
849
Python

242K
197.2K
+ 1
6.9K
Zsh (Z shell)

291
208
+ 1
0
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Pros of C++
Pros of Python
Pros of Zsh (Z shell)
  • 202
    Performance
  • 107
    Control over memory allocation
  • 98
    Cross-platform
  • 97
    Fast
  • 84
    Object oriented
  • 58
    Industry standard
  • 47
    Smart pointers
  • 37
    Templates
  • 16
    Gui toolkits
  • 16
    Raii
  • 13
    Generic programming
  • 13
    Control
  • 13
    Flexibility
  • 11
    Metaprogramming
  • 9
    Hardcore
  • 5
    Simple
  • 5
    Full-fledged containers/collections API
  • 5
    Many large libraries
  • 4
    Performant multi-paradigm language
  • 4
    Large number of Libraries
  • 3
    Way too complicated
  • 1
    Close to Reality
  • 1
    Plenty of useful features
  • 1.2K
    Great libraries
  • 961
    Readable code
  • 846
    Beautiful code
  • 787
    Rapid development
  • 689
    Large community
  • 435
    Open source
  • 393
    Elegant
  • 282
    Great community
  • 272
    Object oriented
  • 220
    Dynamic typing
  • 77
    Great standard library
  • 59
    Very fast
  • 55
    Functional programming
  • 49
    Easy to learn
  • 45
    Scientific computing
  • 35
    Great documentation
  • 29
    Productivity
  • 28
    Easy to read
  • 28
    Matlab alternative
  • 23
    Simple is better than complex
  • 20
    It's the way I think
  • 19
    Imperative
  • 18
    Very programmer and non-programmer friendly
  • 18
    Free
  • 17
    Machine learning support
  • 17
    Powerfull language
  • 16
    Fast and simple
  • 14
    Scripting
  • 12
    Explicit is better than implicit
  • 11
    Ease of development
  • 10
    Clear and easy and powerfull
  • 9
    Unlimited power
  • 8
    Import antigravity
  • 8
    It's lean and fun to code
  • 7
    Python has great libraries for data processing
  • 7
    Print "life is short, use python"
  • 6
    Although practicality beats purity
  • 6
    Readability counts
  • 6
    Rapid Prototyping
  • 6
    Fast coding and good for competitions
  • 6
    There should be one-- and preferably only one --obvious
  • 6
    Now is better than never
  • 6
    High Documented language
  • 6
    I love snakes
  • 6
    Flat is better than nested
  • 6
    Great for tooling
  • 5
    Lists, tuples, dictionaries
  • 5
    Great for analytics
  • 4
    Beautiful is better than ugly
  • 4
    Multiple Inheritence
  • 4
    Socially engaged community
  • 4
    CG industry needs
  • 4
    Easy to learn and use
  • 4
    Simple and easy to learn
  • 4
    Easy to setup and run smooth
  • 4
    Complex is better than complicated
  • 4
    Web scraping
  • 4
    Plotting
  • 3
    No cruft
  • 3
    It is Very easy , simple and will you be love programmi
  • 3
    Many types of collections
  • 3
    If the implementation is easy to explain, it may be a g
  • 3
    If the implementation is hard to explain, it's a bad id
  • 3
    Special cases aren't special enough to break the rules
  • 3
    Pip install everything
  • 3
    List comprehensions
  • 3
    Generators
  • 3
    Import this
  • 2
    Good for hacking
  • 2
    Flexible and easy
  • 2
    Batteries included
  • 2
    Can understand easily who are new to programming
  • 2
    Powerful language for AI
  • 2
    Should START with this but not STICK with This
  • 2
    A-to-Z
  • 2
    Because of Netflix
  • 2
    Only one way to do it
  • 2
    Better outcome
  • 1
    Automation friendly
  • 1
    Securit
  • 1
    Slow
  • 1
    Sexy af
  • 1
    Procedural programming
  • 0
    Powerful
  • 0
    Ni
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    Cons of C++
    Cons of Python
    Cons of Zsh (Z shell)
    • 8
      Slow compilation
    • 8
      Unsafe
    • 6
      Over-complicated
    • 6
      Fragile ABI
    • 5
      No standard/mainstream dependency management
    • 4
      Templates mess with compilation units
    • 3
      Too low level for most tasks
    • 1
      Compile time features are a mess
    • 1
      Template metaprogramming is insane
    • 1
      Segfaults
    • 1
      Unreal engine
    • 53
      Still divided between python 2 and python 3
    • 28
      Performance impact
    • 26
      Poor syntax for anonymous functions
    • 22
      GIL
    • 19
      Package management is a mess
    • 14
      Too imperative-oriented
    • 12
      Hard to understand
    • 12
      Dynamic typing
    • 12
      Very slow
    • 8
      Indentations matter a lot
    • 8
      Not everything is expression
    • 7
      Incredibly slow
    • 7
      Explicit self parameter in methods
    • 6
      Requires C functions for dynamic modules
    • 6
      Poor DSL capabilities
    • 6
      No anonymous functions
    • 5
      Fake object-oriented programming
    • 5
      Threading
    • 5
      The "lisp style" whitespaces
    • 5
      Official documentation is unclear.
    • 5
      Hard to obfuscate
    • 5
      Circular import
    • 4
      Lack of Syntax Sugar leads to "the pyramid of doom"
    • 4
      The benevolent-dictator-for-life quit
    • 4
      Not suitable for autocomplete
    • 2
      Meta classes
    • 1
      Training wheels (forced indentation)
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      What is C++?

      C++ compiles directly to a machine's native code, allowing it to be one of the fastest languages in the world, if optimized.

      What is Python?

      Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.

      What is Zsh (Z shell)?

      An interactive login shell, command interpreter and scripting language.

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