Swift vs. Perl vs. Common Lisp



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What is Swift?

Writing code is interactive and fun, the syntax is concise yet expressive, and apps run lightning-fast. Swift is ready for your next iOS and OS X project — or for addition into your current app — because Swift code works side-by-side with Objective-C.

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 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]

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Pros

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Why do developers choose Perl?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Swift?
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What are the cons of using Perl?
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What are the cons of using Common Lisp?
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Companies

What companies use Swift?
1065 companies on StackShare use Swift
What companies use Perl?
163 companies on StackShare use Perl
What companies use Common Lisp?
4 companies on StackShare use Common Lisp

Integrations

What tools integrate with Swift?
13 tools on StackShare integrate with Swift
What tools integrate with Perl?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Perl
What tools integrate with Common Lisp?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Common Lisp

What are some alternatives to Swift, Perl, and Common Lisp?

  • 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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