Go vs. Objective-C vs. Perl

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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 Objective-C?

Objective-C is a superset of the C programming language and provides object-oriented capabilities and a dynamic runtime. Objective-C inherits the syntax, primitive types, and flow control statements of C and adds syntax for defining classes and methods. It also adds language-level support for object graph management and object literals while providing dynamic typing and binding, deferring many responsibilities until runtime.

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.

Pros

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

    Why do developers choose Objective-C?
    Why do you like Objective-C?

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

    Cons

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

    What are the cons of using Objective-C?
    No Cons submitted yet for Objective-C
    Downsides of Objective-C?

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

    Companies

    What companies use Go?
    708 companies on StackShare use Go
    What companies use Objective-C?
    770 companies on StackShare use Objective-C
    What companies use Perl?
    130 companies on StackShare use Perl

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Go?
    50 tools on StackShare integrate with Go
    What tools integrate with Objective-C?
    12 tools on StackShare integrate with Objective-C
    What tools integrate with Perl?
    10 tools on StackShare integrate with Perl

    What are some alternatives to Go, Objective-C, 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
    • Python - Python is a clear and powerful object-oriented programming language, comparable to Perl, Ruby, Scheme, or Java.

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