PHP vs. R vs. Perl



Hacker News, Reddit, Stack Overflow Stats

  • 614
  • 9.53K
  • 1.25M
  • 764
  • 913
  • 268K
  • 2.17K
  • 4.77K
  • 61.2K

GitHub Stats

No public GitHub repository stats available

Description

What is PHP?

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

What is R?

R provides a wide variety of statistical (linear and nonlinear modelling, classical statistical tests, time-series analysis, classification, clustering, ...) and graphical techniques, and is highly extensible.

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.

Want advice about which of these to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

Ask a Question

Pros

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

Why do developers choose R?
Why do you like R?

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 R?
Downsides of R?

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

Companies

What companies use PHP?
9990 companies on StackShare use PHP
What companies use R?
156 companies on StackShare use R
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 R?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with R
What tools integrate with Perl?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Perl

What are some alternatives to PHP, R, 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
  • 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

See all alternatives to PHP

Latest News

New in Symfony 4.1: Fastest PHP Router
Beautiful PHP CLI Menus for Laravel Artisan Commands
PHP Annotated Monthly – February 2018
Upgrading Perl to a Modern Version: the ActiveState ...
Perl: Language, Community, and the Future


Interest Over Time


Get help choosing one of these