Python vs. Markdown vs. Elixir



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What is Python?

Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.

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.

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Pros

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

What are the cons of using Python?
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What are the cons of using Markdown?
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What are the cons of using Elixir?
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Companies

What companies use Python?
3304 companies on StackShare use Python
What companies use Markdown?
888 companies on StackShare use Markdown
What companies use Elixir?
205 companies on StackShare use Elixir

Integrations

What tools integrate with Python?
86 tools on StackShare integrate with Python
What tools integrate with Markdown?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Markdown
What tools integrate with Elixir?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Elixir

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

  • 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
  • Java - A concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, language specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible

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