Java vs. Markdown vs. Swift

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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 Swift?

Writing code is interactive and fun, the syntax is concise yet expressive, and apps run lightning-fast. Swift is ready for your next iOS and OS X project — or for addition into your current app — because Swift code works side-by-side with Objective-C.

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

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

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

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

    Companies

    What companies use Java?
    2098 companies on StackShare use Java
    What companies use Markdown?
    602 companies on StackShare use Markdown
    What companies use Swift?
    803 companies on StackShare use Swift

    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
    What tools integrate with Swift?
    13 tools on StackShare integrate with Swift

    What are some alternatives to Java, Markdown, and Swift?

    • 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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