C++ vs. Clojure vs. Perl



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Description

What is C++?

C++ compiles directly to a machine's native code, allowing it to be one of the fastest languages in the world, if optimized.

What is Clojure?

Clojure is designed to be a general-purpose language, combining the approachability and interactive development of a scripting language with an efficient and robust infrastructure for multithreaded programming. Clojure is a compiled language - it compiles directly to JVM bytecode, yet remains completely dynamic. Clojure is a dialect of Lisp, and shares with Lisp the code-as-data philosophy and a powerful macro system.

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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Pros

Why do developers choose C++?
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Why do developers choose Clojure?
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Why do developers choose Perl?
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Cons

What are the cons of using C++?
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What are the cons of using Clojure?
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What are the cons of using Perl?
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Companies

What companies use C++?
237 companies on StackShare use C++
What companies use Clojure?
112 companies on StackShare use Clojure
What companies use Perl?
166 companies on StackShare use Perl

Integrations

What tools integrate with C++?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with C++
What tools integrate with Clojure?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Clojure
What tools integrate with Perl?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Perl

What are some alternatives to C++, Clojure, 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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