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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 Swift?

Writing code is interactive and fun, the syntax is concise yet expressive, and apps run lightning-fast. Swift is ready for your next iOS and OS X project — or for addition into your current app — because Swift code works side-by-side with Objective-C.

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

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

Why do developers choose CoffeeScript?
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Cons

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

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

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

Companies

What companies use Markdown?
842 companies on StackShare use Markdown
What companies use Swift?
1065 companies on StackShare use Swift
What companies use CoffeeScript?
440 companies on StackShare use CoffeeScript

Integrations

What tools integrate with Markdown?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Markdown
What tools integrate with Swift?
13 tools on StackShare integrate with Swift
What tools integrate with CoffeeScript?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with CoffeeScript

What are some alternatives to Markdown, Swift, 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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