JavaScript vs. Python vs. Markdown



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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 Python?

Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.

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 JavaScript?
Why do you like JavaScript?

Why do developers choose Python?
Why do you like Python?

Why do developers choose Markdown?
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Cons

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

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

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

Companies

What companies use JavaScript?
6111 companies on StackShare use JavaScript
What companies use Python?
3304 companies on StackShare use Python
What companies use Markdown?
888 companies on StackShare use Markdown

Integrations

What tools integrate with JavaScript?
80 tools on StackShare integrate with JavaScript
What tools integrate with Python?
86 tools on StackShare integrate with Python
What tools integrate with Markdown?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Markdown

What are some alternatives to JavaScript, Python, 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
  • Java - A concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, language specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible
  • ES6 - The next version of JavaScript

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