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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 Groovy?

Groovy builds upon the strengths of Java but has additional power features inspired by languages like Python, Ruby and Smalltalk. It makes modern programming features available to Java developers with almost-zero learning curve.

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.

Pros

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

Why do developers choose Groovy?
  • Why do you like Groovy?

    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 Groovy?
    No Cons submitted yet for Groovy
    Downsides of Groovy?

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

    Companies

    What companies use Markdown?
    601 companies on StackShare use Markdown
    What companies use Groovy?
    70 companies on StackShare use Groovy
    What companies use Erlang?
    67 companies on StackShare use Erlang

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Markdown?
    10 tools on StackShare integrate with Markdown
    What tools integrate with Groovy?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Groovy
    What tools integrate with Erlang?
    4 tools on StackShare integrate with Erlang

    What are some alternatives to Markdown, Groovy, 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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