PHP vs. Perl vs. Hack

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Description

What is PHP?

Fast, flexible and pragmatic, PHP powers everything from your blog to the most popular websites in the world.

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 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.

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

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

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

    Cons

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

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

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

    What companies use PHP?
    8216 companies on StackShare use PHP
    What companies use Perl?
    130 companies on StackShare use Perl
    What companies use Hack?
    4 companies on StackShare use Hack

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with PHP?
    54 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP
    What tools integrate with Perl?
    10 tools on StackShare integrate with Perl
    What tools integrate with Hack?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Hack

    What are some alternatives to PHP, Perl, and Hack?

    • JavaScript - Lightweight, interpreted, object-oriented language with first-class functions
    • 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.
    • Java - A concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, language specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible

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