Perl vs. Clojure vs. HAML

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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 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 HAML?

Haml is a markup language that’s used to cleanly and simply describe the HTML of any web document, without the use of inline code. Haml functions as a replacement for inline page templating systems such as PHP, ERB, and ASP. However, Haml avoids the need for explicitly coding HTML into the template, because it is actually an abstract description of the HTML, with some code to generate dynamic content.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Perl?
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    Why do developers choose HAML?
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    Cons

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

    What are the cons of using Clojure?
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    What are the cons of using HAML?
    No Cons submitted yet for HAML
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    Companies

    What companies use Perl?
    130 companies on StackShare use Perl
    What companies use Clojure?
    85 companies on StackShare use Clojure
    What companies use HAML?
    110 companies on StackShare use HAML

    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 HAML?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with HAML

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

    • 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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