PHP vs. JavaScript vs. Markdown



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Description

What is PHP?

Fast, flexible and pragmatic, PHP powers everything from your blog to the most popular websites in the world.

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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Pros

Why do developers choose PHP?
Why do you like PHP?

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 PHP?
Downsides of PHP?

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

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

Companies

What companies use PHP?
10075 companies on StackShare use PHP
What companies use JavaScript?
5945 companies on StackShare use JavaScript
What companies use Markdown?
867 companies on StackShare use Markdown

Integrations

What tools integrate with PHP?
54 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP
What tools integrate with JavaScript?
78 tools on StackShare integrate with JavaScript
What tools integrate with Markdown?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Markdown

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

  • 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
  • Ruby - A dynamic, interpreted, open source programming language with a focus on simplicity and productivity

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