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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 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.

What is Hack?

Hack provides instantaneous type checking via a local server that watches the filesystem. It typically runs in less than 200 milliseconds, making it easy to integrate into your development workflow without introducing a noticeable delay.

Pros

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

    Why do developers choose F#?
  • Why do you like F#?

    Why do developers choose Hack?
    Why do you like Hack?

    Cons

    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#?

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

    Companies

    What companies use Perl?
    130 companies on StackShare use Perl
    What companies use F#?
    15 companies on StackShare use F#
    What companies use Hack?
    4 companies on StackShare use Hack

    Integrations

    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 tools integrate with Hack?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Hack

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

    • 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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