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Is Python used too much?
V3rmillionNet (54)

Python is a very easy and functional language used by lots of companies and people for their projects. And it's clear it is great, I myself wouldn't be coding much without python.

But when i see good repls, i only find python ones...

Can't we make other amazing repls in other repls as well?

Here's a challenge:
Make a known python project in other language.

Any project is accepted as long as it's in another languaje

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MrEconomical (2237)

are you just completely disregarding the entire web

AdCharity (1329)

@MrEconomical I concur

Edit: you have exactly 400 more cycles than me lmao

V3rmillionNet (54)

Didn't really mean that. But in some way... maybe @MrEconomical

MarcusWeinberger (589)

Be the change you want to see in the world

PaoloAmoroso (143)

It's not just an impression, Python is used in over 45% of the REPLs. There are good reasons for both using and not using a widely popular language like Python.

Trying other languages is an invaluable learning experience that contributes to a well-rounded background in computing. But, when you have to write code to get some job done, a mainstream language provides key efficiences with its huge selection of libraries, tools, learning resources, documentation, news sources, local events and networking, support options, and an active user community.

V3rmillionNet (54)

Not gonna lie, all of that was right, using other languages gives you a good wide experience in coding, but if you need some work done, then using python or another language you are sure that will work it's better rather than risking your job. @PaoloAmoroso

CodeSalvageON (591)

These days everybody using python
Pythons everyone’s local w** these days
Going place to place 3.0 like three strays
Python cheated on me, that f****
b**
Cut that sl
s head off, replace it with JavaScript
(F*** it, I’ll take both languages)

generationXcode (279)

Haha - found something python is used for rarely: making 3d video games

CodeSalvageON (591)

@generationXcode I tried to make one with python. It’s hell.

V3rmillionNet (54)

Using python for 3d Games is like using javascript for windows forms... wait is it possible?!

slip1244 (253)

i converted my flask reddit scraper to a nodejs one and it's far faster

V3rmillionNet (54)

I remember this project, i used it yesterday.

Great job unblocking reddit!

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time for a new empty

JordanDixon1 (372)

I mainly use python because it just makes more sense than other languages and requires less typing. For example: in python you use print("hello world") to put hello world in the terminal. In java you use System.out.println("hello world");

V3rmillionNet (54)

Sometimes readability is better than speed or algorithms @JordanDixon1

theangryepicbanana (1652)

@JordanDixon1 but it's puts "hello world" in Ruby, which has 3 fewer characters than python ;)

V3rmillionNet (54)

Ok, at this point if we get to print "hello world" with one character im done. @theangryepicbanana

Highwayman (1393)

@V3rmillionNet

#include <iostream>

#define o std::cout<<"hello world"<<std::endl;

int main(){
  o
}
V3rmillionNet (54)

Ok i give up on studying more computer science @Highwayman

Highwayman (1393)

@V3rmillionNet how bout just look at C++ lol.

Highwayman (1393)

@V3rmillionNet wait a second you literally code in c++ what is this.

V3rmillionNet (54)

You fell in my trap card! @Highwayman

Now buy me a coffee.

(also i don't know if Fall is written fell or feel)

V3rmillionNet (54)

Ok, let's leave this here before it gets worse @Highwayman

JordanDixon1 (372)

@V3rmillionNet You spelt it correctly. It's fell the way you used it.

TobyS (57)

@JordanDixon1 Yeah try printing "Hello World" in BrainFuck. My god is it convoluted (but fun)

JordanDixon1 (372)

@TobyS That was the worst thing I have ever done... -_- never will I even consider that a language XD

oignons (311)

@TobyS Hi there, can you change your comment to say "BrainF"? Swearing is against the rules!

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@TobyS that is a ++++++++++++++[>+++++++<-]>.>++++[<++++>-]<.+++.>++++[<--->-]<-.>++++[>++++++++<-]>.<<+++++.++.--.--------.+++++++++.++++++.

JacobMacLeod (11)

Ok, I made a JavaScript version of your python project above!
Do I get bonus points for doing it on my phone?
https://repl.it/@JacobMacLeod/PlasticMediumVariables

V3rmillionNet (54)

ok, but actually.. i think it was amsaad who edited the repl, my original one was blank and when i came back amsaad upvoted

OathOfCode (23)

@V3rmillionNet Python can NEVER be used too much

V3rmillionNet (54)

Python is infinite but better? @OathOfCode

V3rmillionNet (54)

You guys are taking it easy, haha.

Using lua is ok too.

Andi_Chin (220)

I can make an alt program in C++, any suggestions?

V3rmillionNet (54)

Look at some python projects and try to do a remake of them in C++! @Andi_Chin

kingretracted (28)

Seen how underused Lua is?

imnuex (4)

@kingretracted i know right, lua is so underused that i didn't learn it all, i got to tables and then i was like: "nahhhh.".

kingretracted (28)

Really, I learned like 70-90% of it. Found out it is so unused. :(
@imnuex

imnuex (4)

@kingretracted i know right, LOVE3D is a thing but you can basically do everything with python.

imnuex (4)

@kingretracted Plus lua is like:

while true do
print("hello world")
end

when python is like

while True:
    print("Hello world")
Highwayman (1393)

I made this a while ago, but it was basically the same thing as that top decrypter / encrypter
My code:
(https://repl.it/@Highwayman/Enc-with-inner-class)
Python counterpart (the actual link to code is in comments):
(https://repl.it/talk/share/Encrypter-and-Decrypter/4358)

Edit: mine’s a little bit different, it outputs stuff to a file and is more like a software tool than for your average user. Still easy to use I’ll change it in a sec.

Edit2: also the polyphonic(or is it called polyalphabetic) cipher dosn’t work, so I guess it’s kinda still in the working phase.

V3rmillionNet (54)

@CoolestDoggo Dude, you're literally like the third person who did an empty project! LOL

Thecrowbar1234 (137)

We could just use languages similar to python

theangryepicbanana (1652)

I agree that python is used too much. I could really use any other language for something made in py

mat1 (3436)

I think the main page only shows repls of the language you selected that you're interested in but yeah Python is pretty popular

V3rmillionNet (54)

That's right, repl main page probably shows our selected languages so we can get kind of inspiration? Don't really know. @mat1

JordanDixon1 (372)

I have found that Lua is used for game develoment and is very similar to python with some differences. For example in python to concatenate a string and a variable is: print("hello " + world) in lua the way to do this is similar but very different: print("hello" .. world)

JordanDixon1 (372)

@JordanDixon1 Another notable difference is the way they do input. python: python input = input("type what you want: ")

in lua: lua input = io.read();

Please note the semi-colon is only used for readability and is not actually required, however, I suggest always putting a sem-colon because a lot of programs require you do that. Like JavaScript, Php, Java, etc.

AdCharity (1329)

@JordanDixon1 ES6/new version of JavaScript killed semicolons

V3rmillionNet (54)

Lua and Python look like big brother and little brother. @JordanDixon1

imnuex (4)

@JordanDixon1 don't forget
io.write("I'm testing", "\n")

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there are other more popular languages on the site, like c++, c#, etc.

V3rmillionNet (54)

Yeah, repl.it gives us a big ammount of languages to choose from! @TaylorLiang

Kai_Justice (202)

I was surprised at how many people used python when I first joined the site. It probably was the biggest influence for me learning python over other languages.

V3rmillionNet (54)

I wasn't surprised, when i saw that they supported python 2.x and 3.x i already knew what would be there. @Kai_Justice

SBCKing (10)

@V3rmillionNet this site is dominated by python. but I'm getting a lot of HTML CSS js and PHP in my feed which has made me start learning HTML as well so I've had the opposite reaction to @Kai_Justice .

imnuex (4)

@SBCKing like literally all of the other languages for me are gibberish, python is the only easy one.