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Description

What is Perl?

Perl is a general-purpose programming language originally developed for text manipulation and now used for a wide range of tasks including system administration, web development, network programming, GUI development, and more.

What is F#?

F# is a mature, open source, cross-platform, functional-first programming language. It empowers users and organizations to tackle complex computing problems with simple, maintainable and robust code.

What is Arc?

Arc is designed for exploratory programming: the kind where you decide what to write by writing it. A good medium for exploratory programming is one that makes programs brief and malleable, so that's what we've aimed for. This is a medium for sketching software.

Pros

Why do developers choose Perl?
  • Why do you like Perl?

    Why do developers choose F#?
  • Why do you like F#?

    Why do developers choose Arc?
    Why do you like Arc?

    Cons

    What are the cons of using Perl?
    Downsides of Perl?

    What are the cons of using F#?
    No Cons submitted yet for F#
    Downsides of F#?

    What are the cons of using Arc?
    No Cons submitted yet for Arc
    Downsides of Arc?

    Companies

    What companies use Perl?
    130 companies on StackShare use Perl
    What companies use F#?
    14 companies on StackShare use F#
    What companies use Arc?
    7 companies on StackShare use Arc

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Perl?
    10 tools on StackShare integrate with Perl
    What tools integrate with F#?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with F#
    What tools integrate with Arc?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Arc

    What are some alternatives to Perl, F#, and Arc?

    • JavaScript - Lightweight, interpreted, object-oriented language with first-class functions
    • PHP - A popular general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited to web development
    • HTML5 - 5th major revision of the core language of the World Wide Web
    • Python - Python is a clear and powerful object-oriented programming language, comparable to Perl, Ruby, Scheme, or Java.

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