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Markdown is a lightweight markup language for creating formatted text using a plain-text editor. It was created by John Gruber and Aaron Swartz in 2004 as a language that is appealing to human readers in its source code form.

With Markdown, the display of the document is programmed by the user; formatting words as bold or italic, adding images and links, and creating lists and tables are just a few of the functionalities.

Markdown Concepts

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