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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 Ruby?

Ruby is a language of careful balance. Its creator, Yukihiro “Matz” Matsumoto, blended parts of his favorite languages (Perl, Smalltalk, Eiffel, Ada, and Lisp) to form a new language that balanced functional programming with imperative programming.

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

    What companies use JavaScript?
    4124 companies on StackShare use JavaScript
    What companies use Ruby?
    2360 companies on StackShare use Ruby
    What companies use Markdown?
    605 companies on StackShare use Markdown

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with JavaScript?
    76 tools on StackShare integrate with JavaScript
    What tools integrate with Ruby?
    72 tools on StackShare integrate with Ruby
    What tools integrate with Markdown?
    10 tools on StackShare integrate with Markdown

    What are some alternatives to JavaScript, Ruby, 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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