How to use this tool?

This free online converter lets you convert code from Scheme to Perl in a click of a button. To use this converter, take the following steps -

  1. Type or paste your Scheme code in the input box.
  2. Click the convert button.
  3. The resulting Perl code from the conversion will be displayed in the output box.

Key differences between Scheme and Perl

SyntaxScheme has a simple and minimalist syntax with a heavy use of parentheses and prefix notation.Perl has a more complex syntax with a mix of different programming paradigms and a large number of built-in operators and special variables.
ParadigmScheme is a functional programming language that supports procedural and object-oriented programming through libraries.Perl is a multi-paradigm language that supports procedural, object-oriented, and functional programming.
TypingScheme is dynamically typed, meaning that variable types are determined at runtime.Perl is dynamically typed, allowing for flexible variable typing and automatic type conversion.
PerformanceScheme is generally considered to have good performance due to its efficient implementation and optimization techniques.Perl is known for its flexibility and ease of use, but it may not be as performant as some other languages due to its interpreted nature.
Libraries and frameworksScheme has a smaller ecosystem of libraries and frameworks compared to Perl, but it has a strong focus on functional programming and offers libraries for various purposes.Perl has a large number of libraries and frameworks available, making it suitable for a wide range of tasks and domains.
Community and supportScheme has a smaller community compared to Perl, but it has dedicated enthusiasts and active online forums for support.Perl has a large and active community with extensive online resources, making it easy to find help and support.
Learning curveScheme has a steep learning curve for beginners due to its unique syntax and functional programming concepts.Perl has a relatively low learning curve, especially for programmers familiar with C-like languages, but it can become complex for larger projects.