Markdown

An overview of the powerful formatting language.

Markdown is a ubiquitous and incredibly useful tool. If it was to be considered a programming language it would be among the worlds most popular, but it is beneficial to developers and business folks alike. So, what is it really, and what can you use it for?

The definition from the Markdown website says:

‘Markdown is a lightweight markup language that you can use to add formatting elements to plaintext text documents.’