Should I Learn Perl or Java?

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Should I learn Perl or Java? I’ve heard both are major programming languages.

Perl is better at text processing and scientific computing.

It also has an annoying syntax. Perl is considered hard to learn and bad for beginners.

Perl code has great libraries and documentation. More programmers learned Perl.

Only because it came out first, I think. Java is considered more mainstream, and it is definitely the go to language for web projects.

JavaScript and Java are better for web apps.

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