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Use markdown for documentation

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 by Servage
markdownMarkdown is a lightweight markup language commonly used in documentation or readme files. It is used to simply format a text using descriptive characters or codes the display software uses to render the content. The benefits of markdown are easy writing in simple text editors and common standards for display of formatted content. You can actually easily read markdown formatted text even in plaintext format, because the markup code also makes good sense in a text only environment. Paragraphs Regular text paragraphs do not require any special formatting. They are shown as they are, and new lines are respected as such. This plain text will show as normal text in markdown. Headings Titles and headings are ...