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What should be the appropriate programming language?

asked 2017-11-11 18:24:31 +0300

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I would like to start prototyping a product, that includes apps for SailfishOS. The developer guide explains two options, C++ and Python. The last one seems to me a more modern programming language, that enables rabid, agile development. How large is gap of performance of C++ apps? Is it possible to mix C++ and Phython in an paa like mixing up Objekctive-C and Swift? Is there any develop, who could recommend the best selection?

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yes you can mix, use QML frontend to control both.

coderus ( 2017-11-11 18:31:04 +0300 )edit

imho you can mix it, but easy to try

pawel ( 2017-11-12 12:28:46 +0300 )edit

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answered 2018-07-21 13:03:10 +0300

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Both programming languages can be used to combine QML including Silica with custom business logic of an app. But what is the experience of experienced Sailfish developer. Is it better to learn C++ or Python for prototyping, if you come from Objective-C and Java?

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If you dissect a few apps, you'll see that Java, C++ and QML are most widely used.

Edz ( 2018-07-21 23:47:50 +0300 )edit
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