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Zig Alternatives

Zig is described as 'open-source programming language designed for robustness, optimality, and clarity' and is a programming language in the development category. There are nine alternatives to Zig for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, BSD and Android. The best alternative is C++, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Zig are C (programming language), Rust, V (programming language) and Object Pascal.

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Zig is an open-source programming language designed for robustness, optimality, and clarity.

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  1. C++ icon

    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 (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.

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    technically, Zig is based on C, so C is like the Parent language which Zig spun out of, to improve upon some of it's aspects.

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

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    V (programming language)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • iPad

    V is a statically typed compiled programming language designed for building maintainable software.

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  5. Object Pascal

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • BSD
    • AROS
    • Haiku
    • AmigaOS
    • MorphOS

    Object Pascal is a multi-paradigm, object-oriented, component-based general purpose programming language.

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    Odin

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    The Odin programming language is fast, concise, readable, pragmatic and open sourced. It is designed with the intent of replacing C with the following goals:

    ⚫︎ PortableOdin can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingOdin supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    ⚫︎ LightweightOdin consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Pike programming language

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Pike is a dynamic programming language with a syntax similar to Java and C. It is simple to learn, does not require long compilation passes and has powerful built-in data types allowing simple and really fast data manipulation.

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    GDscript

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Godot Engine

    GDScript is a high-level, dynamically typed programming language used to create content. It uses a syntax similar to Python (blocks are indent-based and many keywords are similar).

    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingGDscript supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    Nelua

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Nelua is a systems programming language for performance sensitive applications, like real-time applications and game engines.

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