Visual Basic vs. Common Lisp vs. Perl

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What is Visual Basic?

Visual Basic is derived from BASIC and enables the rapid application development (RAD) of graphical user interface (GUI) applications, access to databases using Data Access Objects, Remote Data Objects, or ActiveX Data Objects, and creation of ActiveX controls and objects.

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

    What are the cons of using Visual Basic?
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    Companies

    What companies use Visual Basic?
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    What companies use Common Lisp?
    3 companies on StackShare use Common Lisp
    What companies use Perl?
    132 companies on StackShare use Perl

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Visual Basic?
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    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 Visual Basic, 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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