Go vs. Perl vs. F#

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Description

What is Go?

Go is expressive, concise, clean, and efficient. Its concurrency mechanisms make it easy to write programs that get the most out of multicore and networked machines, while its novel type system enables flexible and modular program construction. Go compiles quickly to machine code yet has the convenience of garbage collection and the power of run-time reflection. It's a fast, statically typed, compiled language that feels like a dynamically typed, interpreted language.

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 F#?

F# is a mature, open source, cross-platform, functional-first programming language. It empowers users and organizations to tackle complex computing problems with simple, maintainable and robust code.

Pros

Why do developers choose Go?
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    Why do developers choose F#?
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    Cons

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

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

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

    Companies

    What companies use Go?
    706 companies on StackShare use Go
    What companies use Perl?
    130 companies on StackShare use Perl
    What companies use F#?
    14 companies on StackShare use F#

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Go?
    50 tools on StackShare integrate with Go
    What tools integrate with Perl?
    10 tools on StackShare integrate with Perl
    What tools integrate with F#?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with F#

    What are some alternatives to Go, Perl, and F#?

    • 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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