Perl vs. PHP vs. Swift



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Description

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 PHP?

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

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.

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Pros

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

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

Why do developers choose Swift?
Why do you like Swift?

Cons

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

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

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

Companies

What companies use Perl?
164 companies on StackShare use Perl
What companies use PHP?
10054 companies on StackShare use PHP
What companies use Swift?
1087 companies on StackShare use Swift

Integrations

What tools integrate with Perl?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Perl
What tools integrate with PHP?
54 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP
What tools integrate with Swift?
13 tools on StackShare integrate with Swift

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

  • 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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