PHP vs. Perl vs. JRuby



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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 JRuby?

JRuby is the effort to recreate the Ruby (http://www.ruby-lang.org) interpreter in Java. The Java version is tightly integrated with Java to allow both to script any Java class and to embed the interpreter into any Java application. See the docs directory for more information.

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Pros

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

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

Why do developers choose JRuby?
Why do you like JRuby?

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 JRuby?
No Cons submitted yet for JRuby
Downsides of JRuby?

Companies

What companies use PHP?
10061 companies on StackShare use PHP
What companies use Perl?
164 companies on StackShare use Perl
What companies use JRuby?
17 companies on StackShare use JRuby

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
No integrations listed yet

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

  • 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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