Python vs. HTML5 vs. Perl



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What is Python?

Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.

What is HTML5?

HTML5 is a core technology markup language of the Internet used for structuring and presenting content for the World Wide Web. As of October 2014 this is the final and complete fifth revision of the HTML standard of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). The previous version, HTML 4, was standardised in 1997.

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 Python?
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Why do developers choose HTML5?
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Why do developers choose Perl?
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Cons

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

What are the cons of using HTML5?
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What are the cons of using Perl?
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Companies

What companies use Python?
3219 companies on StackShare use Python
What companies use HTML5?
3796 companies on StackShare use HTML5
What companies use Perl?
164 companies on StackShare use Perl

Integrations

What tools integrate with Python?
85 tools on StackShare integrate with Python
What tools integrate with HTML5?
6 tools on StackShare integrate with HTML5
What tools integrate with Perl?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Perl

What are some alternatives to Python, HTML5, 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
  • Java - A concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, language specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible
  • Ruby - A dynamic, interpreted, open source programming language with a focus on simplicity and productivity

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