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Markdown is a text markup language created in 2004 by John Gruber and Aaron Swartz.

Markdown is a lightweight markup language with plain text formatting syntax. It is designed so that it can be converted to HTML and many other formats using a tool by the same name. Markdown is often used to format readme files, for writing messages in online discussion forums, and to create rich text using a plain text editor. Read more on Wikipedia...

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Example code from Riju:

Hello, world!

Example code from hello-world:

Hello World

Example code from Linguist:

Tender ======

Example code from Wikipedia:

# Heading ## Sub-heading ### Another deeper heading Paragraphs are separated by a blank line. Two spaces at the end of a line leave a line break. Text attributes _italic_, *italic*, __bold__, **bold**, `monospace`. Horizontal rule: --- Bullet list: * apples * oranges * pears Numbered list: 1. apples 2. oranges 3. pears A [link](

Language features

Feature Supported Example Token
Semantic Indentation
Booleans ϴ
Line Comments ϴ

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