Perl vs. MATLAB vs. D



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Description

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 MATLAB?

Using MATLAB, you can analyze data, develop algorithms, and create models and applications. The language, tools, and built-in math functions enable you to explore multiple approaches and reach a solution faster than with spreadsheets or traditional programming languages, such as C/C++ or Java.

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?
Why do you like Perl?

Why do developers choose MATLAB?
Why do you like MATLAB?

Why do developers choose D?
Why do you like D?

Cons

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

What are the cons of using MATLAB?
No Cons submitted yet for MATLAB
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What are the cons of using D?
No Cons submitted yet for D
Downsides of D?

Pricing

How much does Perl cost?
How much does MATLAB cost?
MATLAB Pricing
How much does D cost?

Companies

What companies use Perl?
164 companies on StackShare use Perl
What companies use MATLAB?
12 companies on StackShare use MATLAB
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 MATLAB?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with MATLAB
What tools integrate with D?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with D

What are some alternatives to Perl, MATLAB, 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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