I have heard that python is at a disadvantage when it comes to making API requests. It’s built on C which makes it slower. Are there any languages that are low level enough to make fast requests and still API accessible?

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    You will very rarely find that the choice of language is a major bottleneck, Aug 23, 2018 at 5:45
  • I'd suggest Golang, it's fast enough and is designed API and website hosting. C is too low level, and C++ might still be a little low level.
    – MCCCS
    Aug 23, 2018 at 7:11
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    C is not a slow language. C and its derivative C++ have become dominant because they are fast. C is fast enough that I have heard it called a "glorified assembler'. I don't believe any python implementation is written in native machine language . ( stackoverflow.com/questions/21717660/… )
    – dbkeys
    Aug 23, 2018 at 10:22

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Go - easy concurrency, productive and effcient

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