JavaScript vs. C++ vs. Perl

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Description

What is JavaScript?

JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.

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.

Pros

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

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

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

    Cons

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

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

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

    Companies

    What companies use JavaScript?
    4327 companies on StackShare use JavaScript
    What companies use C++?
    166 companies on StackShare use C++
    What companies use Perl?
    132 companies on StackShare use Perl

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with JavaScript?
    75 tools on StackShare integrate with JavaScript
    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 are some alternatives to JavaScript, C++, and Perl?

    • 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.
    • Java - A concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, language specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible

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