Python vs. Perl vs. F#



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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 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.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Python?
Why do you like Python?

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

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

Cons

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

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 Python?
3228 companies on StackShare use Python
What companies use Perl?
164 companies on StackShare use Perl
What companies use F#?
23 companies on StackShare use F#

Integrations

What tools integrate with Python?
85 tools on StackShare integrate with Python
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 Python, 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
  • Java - A concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, language specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible

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