Markdown, originally written as a Perl script by John Gruber and Aaron Swartz in 2004, has caught fire and the technology has exploded into many different forms of “text to HTML” markup engines. The original Markdown code has largely been unchanged through the years, while alternative versions have come to build on it. Since the creators of Markdown don’t want anybody using the “Markdown” name, each fork of the project adopts another name, which gets confusing. Usually markdown syntax is used in README files found on Github, Gitlab and many other similar services.
If you are a fan of the Markdown syntax, and are looking for a simple and effective Markdown editor for Windows just give a try to the open-source Markdown Typography Editor.
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