Perl vs. Clojure vs. MATLAB



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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 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 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.

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Pros

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Why do developers choose Clojure?
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Why do developers choose MATLAB?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Perl?
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What are the cons of using Clojure?
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What are the cons of using MATLAB?
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Pricing

How much does Perl cost?
How much does Clojure cost?
How much does MATLAB cost?
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Companies

What companies use Perl?
164 companies on StackShare use Perl
What companies use Clojure?
111 companies on StackShare use Clojure
What companies use MATLAB?
12 companies on StackShare use MATLAB

Integrations

What tools integrate with Perl?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Perl
What tools integrate with Clojure?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Clojure
What tools integrate with MATLAB?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with MATLAB

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

  • 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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