R vs. Perl vs. Rust

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Description

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.

What is Rust?

Rust is a systems programming language that combines strong compile-time correctness guarantees with fast performance. It improves upon the ideas of other systems languages like C++ by providing guaranteed memory safety (no crashes, no data races) and complete control over the lifecycle of memory.

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using R?
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    Companies

    What companies use R?
    107 companies on StackShare use R
    What companies use Perl?
    130 companies on StackShare use Perl
    What companies use Rust?
    26 companies on StackShare use Rust

    Integrations

    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 tools integrate with Rust?
    14 tools on StackShare integrate with Rust

    What are some alternatives to R, Perl, and Rust?

    • 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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