Comparison between Python and Java

Python vs Java

This ongoing argument seems to be going on for centuries between Python and Java. Though Java has been more popular and known through the centuries after the coming of the Python, the competition has gone stiff. The popularity of Python has soared high and now it seems to give a tough competition to Java.

Both the languages have (i) cross-platform support (ii) large communities (iii) standard library (iv) applications (v) open-source

Where there are two programming languages that are equally capable of giving you the best outcome, it becomes quite tough to decide on which programming language is the best for you.

Well, don’t worry! We have got you covered.

In this blog, we will compare Python and Java in great detail, so that, you know which one is better for you.

Before starting let us have a look at Python and Java - 


PYTHON

JAVA 

Easy to learn
Tough to learn
Slow Performance
Fast performance
Straightforward syntax
Complex syntax
Support all major platforms
Runs on a variety of platforms
Large community

Large community

 

So, let’s get started-


1.       Ease of Use –

Python is considered as one of the easiest languages to learn for developers as compared to Java. Moreover, you can see definite growth when you learn Python as your first language.  Coming to Java, it is essential when you want to develop for Mobile applications.

2.       Speed and Performance –