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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 Erlang?

Some of Erlang's uses are in telecoms, banking, e-commerce, computer telephony and instant messaging. Erlang's runtime system has built-in support for concurrency, distribution and fault tolerance. OTP is set of Erlang libraries and design principles providing middle-ware to develop these systems.

What is Dart?

Dart is a cohesive, scalable platform for building apps that run on the web (where you can use Polymer) or on servers (such as with Google Cloud Platform). Use the Dart language, libraries, and tools to write anything from simple scripts to full-featured apps.

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Perl?
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    What are the cons of using Erlang?
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    What are the cons of using Dart?
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    Companies

    What companies use Perl?
    130 companies on StackShare use Perl
    What companies use Erlang?
    68 companies on StackShare use Erlang
    What companies use Dart?
    11 companies on StackShare use Dart

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Perl?
    10 tools on StackShare integrate with Perl
    What tools integrate with Erlang?
    4 tools on StackShare integrate with Erlang
    What tools integrate with Dart?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Dart

    What are some alternatives to Perl, Erlang, and Dart?

    • 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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