Hello Friends ️
️ If you search Markdown on Google you will see this info Markdown is a lightweight 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.
️ 1310 companies reportedly use Markdown in their tech stacks, including Reddit, StackShare, GitHub and our DEV community. read 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.
Now if you interested and ready to understand and learn Markdown these are the list of some great and FREE resources.
️ 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.
Jump to the course
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.
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 ️
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.