Learn Markdown for free
What is Markdown?
If you search Markdown on Google you will see this info Markdown is a lightweight, simple, easy to read and easy to write markup language for creating formatted text using a plain-text editor. John Gruber and Aaron Swartz created Markdown in 2004 as a markup language that is appealing to human readers in its source code form.
Which big companies are using markdown?
1310 companies reportedly use Markdown in their tech stacks including Reddit, StackShare, GitHub ,DEV community and much more.
In simple words “Markdown is a text-to-HTML conversion tool for web writers”.
According to me
markdown is a little bit similar to HTML but it doesn’t have lot’s of fancy tags, It has limited tags but useful tags which is enough for a web page. Is easy to read and write because of fewer tags and syntax.
I have learned Markdown from Scrimba.com
Now if you interested and ready to understand and learn Markdown these are the list of some great and FREE resources.
Free Markdown course by Scrimba
Scrimba is a code learning platform it has a great learning combination of video lectures and code. And they have created a free course of Markdown.
Markdown crash course by Brad Traversy
Brad Traversy has been programming for around 12 years and teaching for almost 5 years. He is the owner of Traversy Media which is a successful web development YouTube channel with over 1M+ subscription. Check out his free Markdown crash course.
Free Markdown editor(HackMD)
HackMd is a free and online markdown editor which is very easy and simple. Even I also understand markdown from this platform If you guy knows a little bit of HTML and you don’t want to waste your valuable time by watching lengthy video tutorials then I personally recommend this platform.
What is markdown?
Markdown is a lightweight, simple, easy to read and easy to write markup language for creating formatted text using a plain-text editor. John Gruber and Aaron Swartz created Markdown in 2004 as a markup language that is appealing to human readers in its source code form.
How Markdown works?
Markdown code is very easy to understand, to write markup language which is much fast to compile(convert) his code to HTML markup.
Markdown how to add image?
code to add image in markdown
example: ![Alt text](image source)
Markdown how to bold?
Just add ** double star from starting and end of the text like this
**my bold text**
So the final goal of this post to aware our community of how Markdown is covering the IT industry and in the first section of this post we have talked about the big industry leaders are already added Markdown to their stack list. I personally recommend you to grab Markdown language.
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