Markdown vs. CoffeeScript vs. COBOL

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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 CoffeeScript?

CoffeeScript is a little language that compiles into JavaScript. Underneath that awkward Java-esque patina, JavaScript has always had a gorgeous heart. CoffeeScript is an attempt to expose the good parts of JavaScript in a simple way.

What is COBOL?

COBOL was one of the first programming languages to be standardised: the first COBOL standard was issued by ANSI in 1968. COBOL is primarily used in business, finance, and administrative systems for companies and governments.

Pros

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

Why do developers choose CoffeeScript?
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    Why do developers choose COBOL?
    Why do you like COBOL?

    Cons

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

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

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

    Pricing

    How much does Markdown cost?
    How much does CoffeeScript cost?
    How much does COBOL cost?

    Companies

    What companies use Markdown?
    622 companies on StackShare use Markdown
    What companies use CoffeeScript?
    350 companies on StackShare use CoffeeScript
    What companies use COBOL?
    2 companies on StackShare use COBOL

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Markdown?
    10 tools on StackShare integrate with Markdown
    What tools integrate with CoffeeScript?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with CoffeeScript
    What tools integrate with COBOL?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with COBOL

    What are some alternatives to Markdown, CoffeeScript, and COBOL?

    • 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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