Go vs. Perl vs. Rust



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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 Rust?

Rust is a systems programming language that combines strong compile-time correctness guarantees with fast performance. It improves upon the ideas of other systems languages like C++ by providing guaranteed memory safety (no crashes, no data races) and complete control over the lifecycle of memory.

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Pros

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

Why do developers choose Perl?
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Why do developers choose Rust?
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Cons

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

What are the cons of using Perl?
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What are the cons of using Rust?
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Companies

What companies use Go?
944 companies on StackShare use Go
What companies use Perl?
163 companies on StackShare use Perl
What companies use Rust?
39 companies on StackShare use Rust

Integrations

What tools integrate with Go?
51 tools on StackShare integrate with Go
What tools integrate with Perl?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Perl
What tools integrate with Rust?
14 tools on StackShare integrate with Rust

What are some alternatives to Go, Perl, and Rust?

  • 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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