PHP vs. Markdown vs. CoffeeScript



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Description

What is PHP?

Fast, flexible and pragmatic, PHP powers everything from your blog to the most popular websites in the world.

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.

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Pros

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Cons

What are the cons of using PHP?
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What are the cons of using Markdown?
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Pricing

How much does PHP cost?
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Companies

What companies use PHP?
9990 companies on StackShare use PHP
What companies use Markdown?
843 companies on StackShare use Markdown
What companies use CoffeeScript?
440 companies on StackShare use CoffeeScript

Integrations

What tools integrate with PHP?
54 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP
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 PHP, Markdown, and CoffeeScript?

  • JavaScript - Lightweight, interpreted, object-oriented language with first-class functions
  • 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.
  • Java - A concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, language specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible

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