Swift vs. JRuby vs. Perl

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What is Swift?

Writing code is interactive and fun, the syntax is concise yet expressive, and apps run lightning-fast. Swift is ready for your next iOS and OS X project — or for addition into your current app — because Swift code works side-by-side with Objective-C.

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.

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 Swift?
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Why do developers choose JRuby?
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Why do developers choose Perl?
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Cons

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

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

What companies use Swift?
1060 companies on StackShare use Swift
What companies use JRuby?
17 companies on StackShare use JRuby
What companies use Perl?
163 companies on StackShare use Perl

Integrations

What tools integrate with Swift?
13 tools on StackShare integrate with Swift
No integrations listed yet
What tools integrate with Perl?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Perl

What are some alternatives to Swift, JRuby, 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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