Markdown vs. Swift vs. Perl

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Description

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 Swift?

Writing code is interactive and fun, the syntax is concise yet expressive, and apps run lightning-fast. Swift is ready for your next iOS and OS X project — or for addition into your current app — because Swift code works side-by-side with Objective-C.

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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Pros

Why do developers choose Markdown?
Why do you like Markdown?

Why do developers choose Swift?
Why do you like Swift?

Why do developers choose Perl?
Why do you like Perl?

Cons

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

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

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

Companies

What companies use Markdown?
841 companies on StackShare use Markdown
What companies use Swift?
1064 companies on StackShare use Swift
What companies use Perl?
163 companies on StackShare use Perl

Integrations

What tools integrate with Markdown?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Markdown
What tools integrate with Swift?
13 tools on StackShare integrate with Swift
What tools integrate with Perl?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Perl

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

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

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