Markdown vs. CoffeeScript

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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.

Pros

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

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

    Cons

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

    Pricing

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

    Companies

    What companies use Markdown?
    600 companies on StackShare use Markdown
    What companies use CoffeeScript?
    349 companies on StackShare use CoffeeScript

    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 are some alternatives to Markdown and CoffeeScript?

    • 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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