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Description

What is JavaScript?

JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.

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.

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

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

    Cons

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

    What are the cons of using Markdown?
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    Companies

    What companies use JavaScript?
    4112 companies on StackShare use JavaScript
    What companies use Markdown?
    602 companies on StackShare use Markdown

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with JavaScript?
    75 tools on StackShare integrate with JavaScript
    What tools integrate with Markdown?
    10 tools on StackShare integrate with Markdown

    What are some alternatives to JavaScript and Markdown?

    • 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.
    • Java - A concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, language specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible

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