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Pros of Markdown
Pros of MarkUp
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    Easy formatting
  • 245
    Widely adopted
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    Github integration
  • 40
    Great for note taking
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    Defacto GitHub lingo
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    Cons of Markdown
    Cons of MarkUp
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      Inconsistend flavours eg github, reddit, mmd etc
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      Limited syntax
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      Not suitable for longer documents
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      No right indentation
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      No underline
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      Cannot centralise (HTML code needed)
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      Unable to indent tables
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      What is Markdown?

      Markdown is two things: (1) a plain text formatting syntax; and (2) a software tool, written in Perl, that converts the plain text formatting to HTML.

      What is MarkUp?

      It allows you to turn your website into a dynamic canvas ready for feedback and collaboration. Streamline your feedback with a quicker, easier, and clearer process.

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