Python vs. Perl vs. MATLAB

Get help choosing one of these Get news updates about these tools


Python

Perl

MATLAB

Favorites

655

Favorites

38

Favorites

13

Hacker News, Reddit, Stack Overflow Stats

  • 3.4K
  • 19.9K
  • 1.03M
  • 2.17K
  • 4.31K
  • 60.5K
  • 953
  • 895
  • 80.3K

GitHub Stats

No public GitHub repository stats available

Description

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 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 MATLAB?

Using MATLAB, you can analyze data, develop algorithms, and create models and applications. The language, tools, and built-in math functions enable you to explore multiple approaches and reach a solution faster than with spreadsheets or traditional programming languages, such as C/C++ or Java.

Pros about this tool

Pros
Why do you like Python?

Pros
Why do you like Perl?

Pros
Why do you like MATLAB?

Cons about this tool

Cons
Cons
Cons
No Cons submitted yet for MATLAB

Pricing

MATLAB Pricing

Companies

2273 Companies Using Python
130 Companies Using Perl
9 Companies Using MATLAB

Integrations

Python Integrations
Perl Integrations
MATLAB Integrations

What are some alternatives to Python, Perl, and MATLAB?

  • 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
  • Java - A concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, language specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible

See all alternatives to Python

Latest News

Python Exception Handling – UnboundLocalError
Get Started Quickly With Python Logging
Python 3.7.0b1 is now available for testing
Upgrading Perl to a Modern Version: the ActiveState ...
Perl: Language, Community, and the Future


Interest Over Time


Get help choosing one of these