Python vs. Elixir vs. Perl



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What is Python?

Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.

What is Elixir?

Elixir leverages the Erlang VM, known for running low-latency, distributed and fault-tolerant systems, while also being successfully used in web development and the embedded software domain.

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.

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Pros

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Why do developers choose Elixir?
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Why do developers choose Perl?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Python?
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What are the cons of using Perl?
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Companies

What companies use Python?
3209 companies on StackShare use Python
What companies use Elixir?
190 companies on StackShare use Elixir
What companies use Perl?
164 companies on StackShare use Perl

Integrations

What tools integrate with Python?
85 tools on StackShare integrate with Python
What tools integrate with Elixir?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Elixir
What tools integrate with Perl?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Perl

What are some alternatives to Python, Elixir, and Perl?

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

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