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Modernizr vs Showdown: What are the differences?

What is Modernizr? Respond to your user’s browser features. It’s a collection of superfast tests or detects as we like to call them which run as your web page loads, then you can use the results to tailor the experience to the user. It tells you what HTML, CSS and JavaScript features the user’s browser has to offer.

What is Showdown? JavaScript port of Markdown. Showdown lets you add in-browser preview to existing Markdown apps. Any app that accepts HTML input can now be made to speak Markdown by modifying the input pages's HTML.

Modernizr can be classified as a tool in the "JavaScript Compilers" category, while Showdown is grouped under "Javascript Utilities & Libraries".

Modernizr and Showdown are both open source tools. It seems that Modernizr with 23.8K GitHub stars and 3.04K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Showdown with 9.36K GitHub stars and 1.29K GitHub forks.

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    What is Modernizr?

    It’s a collection of superfast tests or detects as we like to call them which run as your web page loads, then you can use the results to tailor the experience to the user. It tells you what HTML, CSS and JavaScript features the user’s browser has to offer.

    What is Showdown?

    Showdown lets you add in-browser preview to existing Markdown apps. Any app that accepts HTML input can now be made to speak Markdown by modifying the input pages's HTML

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