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  • Markdown, in the most simple definition, is a text-to-HTML conversion tool.
  • Markdown allows you to write in a more simplistic syntax with the thought that it will eventually be translated to HTML.
  • The idea behind Markdown is that your files don’t need to be connected to some specific application (i.e. Word or Pages documents). With Markdown, you can write in a format that will still hold some semantic meaning whether or not you’re parsing it. A text file written in Markdown syntax is still very easy to read, and by removing the requirement of any specific technology, you’re left with one of the most portable file formats: text files.

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  • Markdown is the second coming for committed writers!
  • We have been seduced into thinking we are typographers and graphics artists, not just writers. This is a serious distraction.
  • To avoid distractions, you must separate your content from formatting.

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