COBOL vs. Jolie vs. Perl

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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.

What is Jolie?

Jolie crystallises the programming concepts of microservices as native language features: the basic building blocks of software are not objects or functions, but rather services that can always be relocated and replicated as needed. Distribution and reusability are achieved by design.

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

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Why do developers choose Jolie?
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Cons

What are the cons of using COBOL?
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Companies

What companies use COBOL?
6 companies on StackShare use COBOL
What companies use Jolie?
0 companies on StackShare use Jolie
What companies use Perl?
163 companies on StackShare use Perl

Integrations

What tools integrate with COBOL?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with COBOL
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What tools integrate with Perl?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Perl

What are some alternatives to COBOL, Jolie, 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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