F# vs. Common Lisp vs. Perl

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What is F#?

F# is a mature, open source, cross-platform, functional-first programming language. It empowers users and organizations to tackle complex computing problems with simple, maintainable and robust code.

What is Common Lisp?

Lisp was originally created as a practical mathematical notation for computer programs, influenced by the notation of Alonzo Church's lambda calculus. It quickly became the favored programming language for artificial intelligence (AI) research. As one of the earliest programming languages, Lisp pioneered many ideas in computer science, including tree data structures, automatic storage management, dynamic typing, conditionals, higher-order functions, recursion, and the self-hosting compiler. [source: wikipedia]

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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Cons

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Companies

What companies use F#?
22 companies on StackShare use F#
What companies use Common Lisp?
4 companies on StackShare use Common Lisp
What companies use Perl?
163 companies on StackShare use Perl

Integrations

What tools integrate with F#?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with F#
What tools integrate with Common Lisp?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Common Lisp
What tools integrate with Perl?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Perl

What are some alternatives to F#, Common Lisp, 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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