Java vs. Markdown vs. JRuby

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Description

What is Java?

Java is a programming language and computing platform first released by Sun Microsystems in 1995. There are lots of applications and websites that will not work unless you have Java installed, and more are created every day. Java is fast, secure, and reliable. From laptops to datacenters, game consoles to scientific supercomputers, cell phones to the Internet, Java is everywhere!

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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Why do developers choose Java?
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    Why do developers choose Markdown?
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    Why do developers choose JRuby?
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    Cons

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

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

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

    What companies use Java?
    2103 companies on StackShare use Java
    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 Java?
    65 tools on StackShare integrate with Java
    What tools integrate with Markdown?
    10 tools on StackShare integrate with Markdown
    No integrations listed yet

    What are some alternatives to Java, 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
    • 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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