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Description

What is HTML5?

HTML5 is a core technology markup language of the Internet used for structuring and presenting content for the World Wide Web. As of October 2014 this is the final and complete fifth revision of the HTML standard of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). The previous version, HTML 4, was standardised in 1997.

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 JRuby?

JRuby is the effort to recreate the Ruby (http://www.ruby-lang.org) interpreter in Java. The Java version is tightly integrated with Java to allow both to script any Java class and to embed the interpreter into any Java application. See the docs directory for more information.

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using HTML5?
    No Cons submitted yet for HTML5
    Downsides of HTML5?

    What are the cons of using Markdown?
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    What are the cons of using JRuby?
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    Companies

    What companies use HTML5?
    2599 companies on StackShare use HTML5
    What companies use Markdown?
    605 companies on StackShare use Markdown
    What companies use JRuby?
    13 companies on StackShare use JRuby

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with HTML5?
    6 tools on StackShare integrate with HTML5
    What tools integrate with Markdown?
    10 tools on StackShare integrate with Markdown
    No integrations listed yet

    What are some alternatives to HTML5, Markdown, and JRuby?

    • JavaScript - Lightweight, interpreted, object-oriented language with first-class functions
    • PHP - A popular general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited to web development
    • Python - Python is a clear and powerful object-oriented programming language, comparable to Perl, Ruby, Scheme, or Java.
    • Java - A concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, language specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible

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