Markdown vs. HAML vs. Hack

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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 HAML?

Haml is a markup language that’s used to cleanly and simply describe the HTML of any web document, without the use of inline code. Haml functions as a replacement for inline page templating systems such as PHP, ERB, and ASP. However, Haml avoids the need for explicitly coding HTML into the template, because it is actually an abstract description of the HTML, with some code to generate dynamic content.

What is Hack?

Hack provides instantaneous type checking via a local server that watches the filesystem. It typically runs in less than 200 milliseconds, making it easy to integrate into your development workflow without introducing a noticeable delay.

Pros

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

Why do developers choose HAML?
Why do you like HAML?

Why do developers choose Hack?
Why do you like Hack?

Cons

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

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

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

Companies

What companies use Markdown?
622 companies on StackShare use Markdown
What companies use HAML?
110 companies on StackShare use HAML
What companies use Hack?
4 companies on StackShare use Hack

Integrations

What tools integrate with Markdown?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Markdown
What tools integrate with HAML?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with HAML
What tools integrate with Hack?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Hack

What are some alternatives to Markdown, HAML, and Hack?

  • 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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