Perl vs. Visual Basic

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


Perl

Visual Basic

Favorites

38

Favorites

4

Hacker News, Reddit, Stack Overflow Stats

  • 2.17K
  • 4.32K
  • 60.5K
  • -
  • 24.4K
  • 0

GitHub Stats

No public GitHub repository stats available

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 Visual Basic?

Visual Basic is derived from BASIC and enables the rapid application development (RAD) of graphical user interface (GUI) applications, access to databases using Data Access Objects, Remote Data Objects, or ActiveX Data Objects, and creation of ActiveX controls and objects.

Pros about this tool

Pros
Why do you like Perl?

Pros
Why do you like Visual Basic?

Cons about this tool

Cons
Cons
No Cons submitted yet for Visual Basic

Companies

130 Companies Using Perl
10 Companies Using Visual Basic

Integrations

Perl Integrations
Visual Basic Integrations

What are some alternatives to Perl and Visual Basic?

  • 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.

See all alternatives to Perl

Latest News

Upgrading Perl to a Modern Version: the ActiveState ...
Perl: Language, Community, and the Future


Interest Over Time


Get help choosing one of these