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A Guide to Markdown, the Formatting Language of the Internet

Beyond rich text editors: clean, fast, & simple

(Almost) All websites have roots in HTML, or HyperText Markup Language, but its complex tag-based system is overkill for anyone who wants to format content that’s not interested in learning the entire language. First created in 2004 by John Gruber and Aaron Schwartz, Markdown — a…

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