Rust vs. Perl vs. Hack



Hacker News, Reddit, Stack Overflow Stats

  • 23K
  • 52.4K
  • 11.3K
  • 2.17K
  • 4.99K
  • 61.7K
  • 26
  • 149
  • 0

GitHub Stats

No public GitHub repository stats available

Description

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.

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.

Want advice about which of these to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

Pros

Why do developers choose Rust?
Why do you like Rust?

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 Rust?
Downsides of Rust?

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

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

Companies

What companies use Rust?
43 companies on StackShare use Rust
What companies use Perl?
165 companies on StackShare use Perl
What companies use Hack?
5 companies on StackShare use Hack

Integrations

What tools integrate with Rust?
14 tools on StackShare integrate with Rust
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 Rust, Perl, 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.

See all alternatives to Rust

Latest News

Rust 로 복잡한 매크로를 작성하기: 역폴란드 표기법​
Writing complex macros in Rust: Reverse Polish Notation
Evolving Our Rust With Milksnake
Upgrading Perl to a Modern Version: the ActiveState ...
Perl: Language, Community, and the Future


Interest Over Time