Markdown vs. Go vs. Clojure

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Description

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.

What is Go?

Go is expressive, concise, clean, and efficient. Its concurrency mechanisms make it easy to write programs that get the most out of multicore and networked machines, while its novel type system enables flexible and modular program construction. Go compiles quickly to machine code yet has the convenience of garbage collection and the power of run-time reflection. It's a fast, statically typed, compiled language that feels like a dynamically typed, interpreted language.

What is Clojure?

Clojure is designed to be a general-purpose language, combining the approachability and interactive development of a scripting language with an efficient and robust infrastructure for multithreaded programming. Clojure is a compiled language - it compiles directly to JVM bytecode, yet remains completely dynamic. Clojure is a dialect of Lisp, and shares with Lisp the code-as-data philosophy and a powerful macro system.

Pros

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

Why do developers choose Go?
  • Why do you like Go?

    Why do developers choose Clojure?
  • Why do you like Clojure?

    Cons

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

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

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

    Companies

    What companies use Markdown?
    605 companies on StackShare use Markdown
    What companies use Go?
    708 companies on StackShare use Go
    What companies use Clojure?
    83 companies on StackShare use Clojure

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Markdown?
    10 tools on StackShare integrate with Markdown
    What tools integrate with Go?
    50 tools on StackShare integrate with Go
    What tools integrate with Clojure?
    7 tools on StackShare integrate with Clojure

    What are some alternatives to Markdown, Go, and Clojure?

    • 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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