Perl vs. Arc

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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 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.

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Pros

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

Why do developers choose Arc?
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Cons

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

What companies use Perl?
163 companies on StackShare use Perl
What companies use Arc?
8 companies on StackShare use Arc

Integrations

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

What are some alternatives to Perl 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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