HAML vs. Perl

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What is HAML?

Haml is a markup language that’s used to cleanly and simply describe the HTML of any web document, without the use of inline code. Haml functions as a replacement for inline page templating systems such as PHP, ERB, and ASP. However, Haml avoids the need for explicitly coding HTML into the template, because it is actually an abstract description of the HTML, with some code to generate dynamic content.

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.

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Pros

Why do developers choose HAML?
Why do you like HAML?

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

Cons

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

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

Companies

What companies use HAML?
139 companies on StackShare use HAML
What companies use Perl?
163 companies on StackShare use Perl

Integrations

What tools integrate with HAML?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with HAML
What tools integrate with Perl?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Perl

What are some alternatives to HAML 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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