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What is Java?

Java is a programming language and computing platform first released by Sun Microsystems in 1995. There are lots of applications and websites that will not work unless you have Java installed, and more are created every day. Java is fast, secure, and reliable. From laptops to datacenters, game consoles to scientific supercomputers, cell phones to the Internet, Java is everywhere!

What is C#?

C# (pronounced "See Sharp") is a simple, modern, object-oriented, and type-safe programming language. C# has its roots in the C family of languages and will be immediately familiar to C, C++, Java, and JavaScript programmers.

What is Markdown?

Markdown is two things: (1) a plain text formatting syntax; and (2) a software tool, written in Perl, that converts the plain text formatting to HTML.

Pros

Why do developers choose Java?
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    Why do developers choose C#?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Java?
    Downsides of Java?

    What are the cons of using C#?
    No Cons submitted yet for C#
    Downsides of C#?

    What are the cons of using Markdown?
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    Companies

    What companies use Java?
    2096 companies on StackShare use Java
    What companies use C#?
    555 companies on StackShare use C#
    What companies use Markdown?
    601 companies on StackShare use Markdown

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Java?
    65 tools on StackShare integrate with Java
    What tools integrate with C#?
    14 tools on StackShare integrate with C#
    What tools integrate with Markdown?
    10 tools on StackShare integrate with Markdown

    What are some alternatives to Java, C#, and Markdown?

    • 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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