Markdown vs. Elixir vs. JRuby

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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 Elixir?

Elixir leverages the Erlang VM, known for running low-latency, distributed and fault-tolerant systems, while also being successfully used in web development and the embedded software domain.

What is JRuby?

JRuby is the effort to recreate the Ruby (http://www.ruby-lang.org) interpreter in Java. The Java version is tightly integrated with Java to allow both to script any Java class and to embed the interpreter into any Java application. See the docs directory for more information.

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Why do developers choose Markdown?
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Why do developers choose Elixir?
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    Why do developers choose JRuby?
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    Cons

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

    What are the cons of using Elixir?
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    What are the cons of using JRuby?
    No Cons submitted yet for JRuby
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    Companies

    What companies use Markdown?
    622 companies on StackShare use Markdown
    What companies use Elixir?
    135 companies on StackShare use Elixir
    What companies use JRuby?
    13 companies on StackShare use JRuby

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Markdown?
    10 tools on StackShare integrate with Markdown
    What tools integrate with Elixir?
    9 tools on StackShare integrate with Elixir
    No integrations listed yet

    What are some alternatives to Markdown, Elixir, and JRuby?

    • 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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    Major Client Update For Elixir


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