C++ vs. Perl vs. COBOL

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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 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 COBOL?

COBOL was one of the first programming languages to be standardised: the first COBOL standard was issued by ANSI in 1968. COBOL is primarily used in business, finance, and administrative systems for companies and governments.

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Why do developers choose C++?
  • Why do you like C++?

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

    Why do developers choose COBOL?
    Why do you like COBOL?

    Cons

    What are the cons of using C++?
    Downsides of C++?

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

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

    Companies

    What companies use C++?
    159 companies on StackShare use C++
    What companies use Perl?
    130 companies on StackShare use Perl
    What companies use COBOL?
    2 companies on StackShare use COBOL

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with C++?
    6 tools on StackShare integrate with C++
    What tools integrate with Perl?
    10 tools on StackShare integrate with Perl
    What tools integrate with COBOL?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with COBOL

    What are some alternatives to C++, Perl, and COBOL?

    • 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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