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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 Elixir?

Elixir leverages the Erlang VM, known for running low-latency, distributed and fault-tolerant systems, while also being successfully used in web development and the embedded software domain.

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Why do developers choose CoffeeScript?
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    Why do developers choose Elixir?
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    Cons

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

    What are the cons of using CoffeeScript?
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    What are the cons of using Elixir?
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    Pricing

    How much does Markdown cost?
    How much does CoffeeScript cost?
    How much does Elixir cost?

    Companies

    What companies use Markdown?
    624 companies on StackShare use Markdown
    What companies use CoffeeScript?
    350 companies on StackShare use CoffeeScript
    What companies use Elixir?
    135 companies on StackShare use Elixir

    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 Elixir?
    9 tools on StackShare integrate with Elixir

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

    • 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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    Major Client Update For Elixir


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