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C# Alternatives

C# is described as 'multi-paradigm programming language encompassing strong typing, imperative, declarative, functional, generic, object-oriented (class-based), and component-oriented programming disciplines' and is a very popular programming language in the development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to C# for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, BSD and Haiku. The best alternative is Python, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like C# are Java, C++, C (programming language) and Rust.

This page was last updated Jul 1, 2022
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • BSD

C# is a multi-paradigm programming language encompassing strong typing, imperative, declarative, functional, generic,...

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  1. Python

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Symbian S60
    • BSD
    • AROS
    • Haiku
    • AmigaOS
    • OpenSolaris
    • MorphOS

    Python is an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented, extensible programming language. It provides an extraordinary combination of clarity and versatility, and is free and comprehensively ported.

    Python vs C# opinions
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    phanteist

    Well the comment about Microsoft didn't really aged well

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    RachelBurris

    I love python! It was the first language I learned.

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    felippehd

    Because it's not owned by Microsoft.

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  2. Java

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • Java Mobile
    • Symbian S60
    • HP webOS
    • Blackberry
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Blackberry 10
    • PlayBook
    • Kindle Fire

    Java is a general-purpose computer programming language that is concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, and specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible.

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    Most users think Java is a great alternative to C#.

    Java is basically C# but worse

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    Both run in virtual machines

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  3. C++

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    C++ is a statically typed, free-form, multi-paradigm, compiled, general-purpose, powerful programming language. It is regarded as an intermediate-level language, as it comprises a combination of both high-level and low-level language features.

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    C++ is very, very fast and you can develop any kind of software with it.

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  4. C (programming language)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • iPad
    • AROS
    • Android Wear
    • Haiku
    • Playstation

    C is a general-purpose computer programming language. C is one of the most widely used programming languages of all time.

  5. A systems programming language that runs blazingly fast, prevents almost all crashes, and eliminates data races.

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    Modern looking. Was surprisingly easy for me to move to Rust from c# even though everybody says it has a steep learning curve.

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  6. Go, also called golang, is a programming language initially developed at Google in 2007 by Robert Griesemer, Rob Pike, and Ken Thompson.

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    Go was made by Ken Thompson which also made C, so you can expect something good from it, seriously. Try it!

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  7. Ruby is a dynamic, reflective, general purpose object-oriented programming language that combines syntax inspired by Perl with Smalltalk-like features. Ruby originated in Japan during the mid-1990s and was initially developed and designed by Yukihiro "Matz" Matsumoto.

  8. Lua

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • iPad
    • Android Wear
    • Haiku
    • AmigaOS
    • Playstation
    • MorphOS

    Lua is a powerful, fast, lightweight, embeddable scripting language.

  9. Perl

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Haiku

    Perl is a high-level, general-purpose, interpreted, dynamic programming language with over 22 years of development.

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  10. Julia

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Julia is a high-level, high-performance dynamic programming language for technical computing, with syntax that is familiar to users of other technical computing environments.

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