PHP vs. Python vs. Perl

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What is PHP?

Fast, flexible and pragmatic, PHP powers everything from your blog to the most popular websites in the world.

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.

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Pros

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

Why do developers choose Python?
Why do you like Python?

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

Cons

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

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

What are the cons of using Perl?
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Companies

What companies use PHP?
9989 companies on StackShare use PHP
What companies use Python?
3154 companies on StackShare use Python
What companies use Perl?
163 companies on StackShare use Perl

Integrations

What tools integrate with PHP?
54 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP
What tools integrate with Python?
83 tools on StackShare integrate with Python
What tools integrate with Perl?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Perl

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

  • JavaScript - Lightweight, interpreted, object-oriented language with first-class functions
  • 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
  • Ruby - A dynamic, interpreted, open source programming language with a focus on simplicity and productivity

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