Markdown vs. Go vs. Erlang



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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 Go?

Go is expressive, concise, clean, and efficient. Its concurrency mechanisms make it easy to write programs that get the most out of multicore and networked machines, while its novel type system enables flexible and modular program construction. Go compiles quickly to machine code yet has the convenience of garbage collection and the power of run-time reflection. It's a fast, statically typed, compiled language that feels like a dynamically typed, interpreted language.

What is Erlang?

Some of Erlang's uses are in telecoms, banking, e-commerce, computer telephony and instant messaging. Erlang's runtime system has built-in support for concurrency, distribution and fault tolerance. OTP is set of Erlang libraries and design principles providing middle-ware to develop these systems.

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Pros

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

Why do developers choose Go?
Why do you like Go?

Why do developers choose Erlang?
Why do you like Erlang?

Cons

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

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

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

What companies use Markdown?
865 companies on StackShare use Markdown
What companies use Go?
965 companies on StackShare use Go
What companies use Erlang?
88 companies on StackShare use Erlang

Integrations

What tools integrate with Markdown?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Markdown
What tools integrate with Go?
52 tools on StackShare integrate with Go
What tools integrate with Erlang?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Erlang

What are some alternatives to Markdown, Go, and Erlang?

  • 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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