Perl vs. Rust vs. Dart



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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 Rust?

Rust is a systems programming language that combines strong compile-time correctness guarantees with fast performance. It improves upon the ideas of other systems languages like C++ by providing guaranteed memory safety (no crashes, no data races) and complete control over the lifecycle of memory.

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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Pros

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

Why do developers choose Rust?
Why do you like Rust?

Why do developers choose Dart?
Why do you like Dart?

Cons

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

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

What are the cons of using Dart?
No Cons submitted yet for Dart
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Companies

What companies use Perl?
164 companies on StackShare use Perl
What companies use Rust?
43 companies on StackShare use Rust
What companies use Dart?
17 companies on StackShare use Dart

Integrations

What tools integrate with Perl?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Perl
What tools integrate with Rust?
14 tools on StackShare integrate with Rust
What tools integrate with Dart?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Dart

What are some alternatives to Perl, Rust, 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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