Ruby vs. C# vs. Markdown



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Description

What is Ruby?

Ruby is a language of careful balance. Its creator, Yukihiro “Matz” Matsumoto, blended parts of his favorite languages (Perl, Smalltalk, Eiffel, Ada, and Lisp) to form a new language that balanced functional programming with imperative programming.

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.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Ruby?
Why do you like Ruby?

Why do developers choose C#?
Why do you like C#?

Why do developers choose Markdown?
Why do you like Markdown?

Cons

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

What are the cons of using C#?
Downsides of C#?

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

Companies

What companies use Ruby?
2944 companies on StackShare use Ruby
What companies use C#?
854 companies on StackShare use C#
What companies use Markdown?
887 companies on StackShare use Markdown

Integrations

What tools integrate with Ruby?
73 tools on StackShare integrate with Ruby
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 Ruby, 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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