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Python vs Perl : Which one is the Best?

Tech Biason

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Python

Python is a general-purpose, open-source programming language. It is a high-level and most powerful programming language. It was developed in 1991 by Guido Van Rossum.

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Perl

Perl is one of the best object-oriented programming languages in the world. It was developed in 1987 by Larry Wall.  With a good command of C and C++, you will find Perl quite easy. 

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Comment

Python uses $ for the inline comment three inverted commas as the documentation or comment. 

Perl uses the # to inline comment within the code

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File Extension

Python offers a .py file extension for its file.

Perl has a .pl extension.

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End of Statement

Python statement ended with whitespaces. 

Perl statement ends with semicolon

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Statement Blocks

Indentation is the key element for the statement blocks in Python

Braces play an important role in Perl. It is used to mark the statement blocks.

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Datatypes

Python datatypes are numeric, strings, lists, dictionaries, tuples.

Perl datatypes are numeric, string, Scalars, Arrays, Hashes.Braces etc

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