Markdown vs. CoffeeScript vs. Erlang



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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 Erlang?

Some of Erlang's uses are in telecoms, banking, e-commerce, computer telephony and instant messaging. Erlang's runtime system has built-in support for concurrency, distribution and fault tolerance. OTP is set of Erlang libraries and design principles providing middle-ware to develop these systems.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Markdown?
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Why do developers choose CoffeeScript?
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Why do developers choose Erlang?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Markdown?
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What are the cons of using CoffeeScript?
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What are the cons of using Erlang?
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Pricing

How much does Markdown cost?
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Companies

What companies use Markdown?
843 companies on StackShare use Markdown
What companies use CoffeeScript?
440 companies on StackShare use CoffeeScript
What companies use Erlang?
89 companies on StackShare use Erlang

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 Erlang?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Erlang

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

  • 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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