What are your opinions on .NET Core vs Python?

Deborah Swanson python at deborahswanson.net
Sun Jan 29 17:09:41 EST 2017


Joseph L. Casale wrote, on January 29, 2017 1:14 PM
> 
> > .NET is a library that can be used from many languages, including 
> > Python.
> 
> No.
> 
> .NET Core (what the OP asked about which is not .NET) is a 
> cross-platform framework. Obviously Python and .NET differ in 
> runtime semantics with respect to the original source code, 
> however they are now roughly equivalent in that both 
> specifications are cross platform.
> 
> I personally like .NET Core a great deal and as the framework 
> matures and it starts to present all of the .NET APIs, it 
> will become a viable choice on non Windows platforms.
> 
> jlc

What .NET APIs are anticipated to be released that aren't on the
official CLI list now:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_CLI_languages#Current_Languages,
and/or, are .NET supported languages expected to expand beyond the CLI
list?





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