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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.

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.

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Why do developers choose JavaScript?
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    Why do developers choose Perl?
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    Cons

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

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

    What companies use JavaScript?
    4327 companies on StackShare use JavaScript
    What companies use Markdown?
    641 companies on StackShare use Markdown
    What companies use Perl?
    132 companies on StackShare use Perl

    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 tools integrate with Perl?
    10 tools on StackShare integrate with Perl

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

    • 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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