Perl vs. Erlang vs. Jolie

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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 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 Jolie?

Jolie crystallises the programming concepts of microservices as native language features: the basic building blocks of software are not objects or functions, but rather services that can always be relocated and replicated as needed. Distribution and reusability are achieved by design.

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Why do developers choose Perl?
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    Why do developers choose Erlang?
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    Why do developers choose Jolie?
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    Cons

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

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

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

    What companies use Perl?
    130 companies on StackShare use Perl
    What companies use Erlang?
    67 companies on StackShare use Erlang
    What companies use Jolie?
    0 companies on StackShare use Jolie

    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
    No integrations listed yet

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

    • 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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