JavaScript vs. PHP vs. Perl

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What is JavaScript?

JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.

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.

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    Cons

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    What are the cons of using Perl?
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    Companies

    What companies use JavaScript?
    4213 companies on StackShare use JavaScript
    What companies use PHP?
    8211 companies on StackShare use PHP
    What companies use Perl?
    130 companies on StackShare use Perl

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with JavaScript?
    76 tools on StackShare integrate with JavaScript
    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 are some alternatives to JavaScript, PHP, and Perl?

    • 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
    • Ruby - A dynamic, interpreted, open source programming language with a focus on simplicity and productivity

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