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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 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 Markdown?
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    Why do developers choose Perl?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using PHP?
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    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 PHP?
    8215 companies on StackShare use PHP
    What companies use Markdown?
    624 companies on StackShare use Markdown
    What companies use Perl?
    130 companies on StackShare use Perl

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with PHP?
    54 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP
    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 PHP, Markdown, and Perl?

    • JavaScript - Lightweight, interpreted, object-oriented language with first-class functions
    • 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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