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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 Perl?

Perl is a general-purpose programming language originally developed for text manipulation and now used for a wide range of tasks including system administration, web development, network programming, GUI development, and more.

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.

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

    Cons

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

    Companies

    What companies use Markdown?
    601 companies on StackShare use Markdown
    What companies use Perl?
    130 companies on StackShare use Perl
    What companies use HAML?
    110 companies on StackShare use HAML

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Markdown?
    10 tools on StackShare integrate with Markdown
    What tools integrate with Perl?
    10 tools on StackShare integrate with Perl
    What tools integrate with HAML?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with HAML

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

    • 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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