Perl vs. F# vs. D



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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 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 D?

D is a language with C-like syntax and static typing. It pragmatically combines efficiency, control, and modeling power, with safety and programmer productivity.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Perl?
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Why do developers choose F#?
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Why do developers choose D?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Perl?
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What are the cons of using F#?
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What are the cons of using D?
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Companies

What companies use Perl?
163 companies on StackShare use Perl
What companies use F#?
22 companies on StackShare use F#
What companies use D?
9 companies on StackShare use D

Integrations

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

What are some alternatives to Perl, F#, and D?

  • 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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