Markdown vs. C++ vs. Perl

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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 C++?

C++ compiles directly to a machine's native code, allowing it to be one of the fastest languages in the world, if optimized.

What is Perl?

Perl is a general-purpose programming language originally developed for text manipulation and now used for a wide range of tasks including system administration, web development, network programming, GUI development, and more.
Why do developers choose Markdown?
Why do you like Markdown?

Why do developers choose C++?
Why do you like C++?

Why do developers choose Perl?
Why do you like Perl?

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

What are the cons of using C++?
Downsides of C++?

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

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What companies use Markdown?
918 companies on StackShare use Markdown
What companies use C++?
239 companies on StackShare use C++
What companies use Perl?
168 companies on StackShare use Perl
What tools integrate with Markdown?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Markdown
What tools integrate with C++?
9 tools on StackShare integrate with C++
What tools integrate with Perl?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Perl

What are some alternatives to Markdown, C++, and Perl?

  • 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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