What are your opinions on .NET Core vs Python?

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Mon Jan 30 03:00:25 EST 2017


On Mon, Jan 30, 2017 at 6:25 PM, Joseph L. Casale
<jcasale at activenetwerx.com> wrote:
> .Net Core is fundamentally different and much like Python in the way that
> a compiler and runtime for a common language syntax specification has been
> written for multiple platforms. So in general, the same Python script could
> run on both platforms, and most certainly the same .NET Core source could
> compile and run on its supported platforms.

What do you mean by "both platforms"? Python scripts already run on
three major operating systems (Win/Lin/Mac) and a good number of
less-popular OSes; a well-written Python script will run in four major
Pythons (CPython, PyPy, Jython, IronPython) and a number of others;
and all manner of CPU architectures and so on.

ChrisA


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