Perl vs. Clojure vs. Hack



Hacker News, Reddit, Stack Overflow Stats

  • 2.17K
  • 4.78K
  • 61.2K
  • 1.61K
  • 1.98K
  • 15.2K
  • 26
  • 151
  • 0

GitHub Stats

No public GitHub repository stats available

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 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 Hack?

Hack provides instantaneous type checking via a local server that watches the filesystem. It typically runs in less than 200 milliseconds, making it easy to integrate into your development workflow without introducing a noticeable delay.

Want advice about which of these to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

Pros

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

Why do developers choose Clojure?
Why do you like Clojure?

Why do developers choose Hack?
Why do you like Hack?

Cons

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

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

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

Companies

What companies use Perl?
163 companies on StackShare use Perl
What companies use Clojure?
111 companies on StackShare use Clojure
What companies use Hack?
4 companies on StackShare use Hack

Integrations

What tools integrate with Perl?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Perl
What tools integrate with Clojure?
7 tools on StackShare integrate with Clojure
What tools integrate with Hack?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Hack

What are some alternatives to Perl, Clojure, and Hack?

  • 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.

See all alternatives to Perl

Latest News

Upgrading Perl to a Modern Version: the ActiveState ...
Perl: Language, Community, and the Future
Deploying Clojure applications to Google Cloud
Using Machine Learning and Clojure to Chart the Engl...
Java Wish List: The Top Differences Between Java, Sc...


Interest Over Time


Get help choosing one of these