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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 MATLAB?

Using MATLAB, you can analyze data, develop algorithms, and create models and applications. The language, tools, and built-in math functions enable you to explore multiple approaches and reach a solution faster than with spreadsheets or traditional programming languages, such as C/C++ or Java.

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 MATLAB?
    Why do you like MATLAB?

    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 MATLAB?
    No Cons submitted yet for MATLAB
    Downsides of MATLAB?

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

    Pricing

    How much does Perl cost?
    How much does MATLAB cost?
    MATLAB Pricing
    How much does Arc cost?

    Companies

    What companies use Perl?
    130 companies on StackShare use Perl
    What companies use MATLAB?
    10 companies on StackShare use MATLAB
    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 MATLAB?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with MATLAB
    What tools integrate with Arc?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Arc

    What are some alternatives to Perl, MATLAB, 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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