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  1. 71

    Python is a clear and powerful object-oriented programming language, comparable to Perl, Ruby, Scheme, or Java.

    Open Source

  2. 50

    Has imperative, object-oriented and generic programming features, while also providing the facilities for low level memory manipulation

  3. 51

    Go, also called golang, is a programming language initially developed at Google in 2007 by Robert...

    Open Source

  4. 67

    A dynamic, interpreted, open source programming language with a focus on simplicity and productivity

    Open Source

  5. 40

    A concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, language specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible

  6. 61

    Powerful, fast, lightweight, embeddable scripting language

    Open Source

  7. 25

    D is a language with C-like syntax and static typing.

    Open Source

  8. 26

    The primary programming language you use when writing software for OS X and iOS

  9. 22

    Programming language with Ruby-like syntax that compiles to efficient native code.

    Open Source

  10. 20

    Dynamic programming language with a syntax similar to Java and C

    Open Source

  11. 21

    Squirrel is a high level imperative, object-oriented programming language, designed to be a light-weight scripting language that fits in the size, memory bandwidth, and real-time requirements of applications like video games.

    Open Source

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    Lightweight, interpreted, object-oriented language with first-class functions

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