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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.

What is Groovy?

Groovy builds upon the strengths of Java but has additional power features inspired by languages like Python, Ruby and Smalltalk. It makes modern programming features available to Java developers with almost-zero learning curve.

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.

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Arc?
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    What are the cons of using Groovy?
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    What are the cons of using Perl?
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    Companies

    What companies use Arc?
    7 companies on StackShare use Arc
    What companies use Groovy?
    72 companies on StackShare use Groovy
    What companies use Perl?
    132 companies on StackShare use Perl

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Arc?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Arc
    What tools integrate with Groovy?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Groovy
    What tools integrate with Perl?
    10 tools on StackShare integrate with Perl

    What are some alternatives to Arc, Groovy, and Perl?

    • 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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