Mardown is a simple markup language, designed to be converted to HTML.
Here's a simple example.
# this is 1st level heading something something. This is a paragraph. ## this is 2nd level heading ### this is 3rd level heading # Inline Code Code: Use the backtick character: `x = 3;`. # Code Block Code block can be marked by 4 space indentation (or 1 tab), with a blank line before, like this: x = 4 print(x) # Italic, Bold Italic is between asterisks. Like this: *important* Bold is 2 asterisks. Like this: **critical** # Blockquotes Blockquotes, is done with preceding each line with >, like this: He said: > something something > something something else > and more # Unordered List List is done with preceding each line with asterisk. Like this: * 1st item * another item * and 3rd item or - 1st item - another item - and 3rd item # List Ordered list 1. 1st item 2. another item 3. and 3rd item # Nested List Use indent by 2 spaces: 1. something 1. and more 2. so much more 2. Secondly, * this is seconod sublist * and 3rd level list * 2nd item of 3rd level list 3. and lastly. # Link write link like this: or Google search site is (http://google.com/) # Images (/path/to/img.jpg) (/path/to/img.jpg )
Markdown Filename Extension
Markdown filename extension is
How to convert markdown to HTML?
Code to convert markdown to html is available in all major programing languages.
The original perl script is at http://daringfireball.net/projects/markdown/
Download it, then, just run
It'll create a HTML file at the same directory.