Markdown is a text-to-HTML conversion tool for web writers. Markdown allows you to write using an easy-to-read, easy-to-write plain text format, then convert it to structurally valid XHTML (or HTML).
- - Markdown is the most popular Windows, Mac & Linux alternative to HTML.
- - Markdown is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to HTML.
Last update was in Dec 2004. The original app is no longer developed but the Markdown language continues in use and support through many other projects.
Comments about Markdown as a Alternative to HTML
The ultimate result of using markdown is the conversion of it into valid HTML. It can't replace HTML and isn't an alternative standard to it, but it makes HTML easier to write.0
Markdown isn't used for web development0
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- - Qwik is the most popular Self-Hosted alternative to HTML.
MEML is a Lisp-like markup language for web development that transpiles directly to HTML5. MEML has features like easier file imports, a developer environment tool (MLD), components that can be used on multiple pages, and more.
The ReAdABLE Human Format aims at Agile Documentation by making WRITING and READING document easier for End User and Developer alike, while allowing a high degree of flexibility.