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 YAML.
- - Markdown is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to YAML.
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.
TOML aims to be a minimal configuration file format that's easy to read due to obvious semantics. TOML is designed to map unambiguously to a hash table. TOML should be easy to parse into data structures in a wide variety of languages.
Comments about TOML as a Alternative to YAML
The most user-friendly config format hands down!0
- - JSON is the most popular Self-Hosted alternative to YAML.
The rmarkdown package helps you create dynamic analysis documents that combine code, rendered output (such as figures), and prose. You bring your data, code, and ideas, and R Markdown renders your content into a polished document that can be used to:
R Markdown Features
Extensible Markup Language (XML) is a markup language that defines a set of rules for encoding documents in a format which is both human-readable and machine-readable.
Protocol buffers are Google's language-neutral, platform-neutral, extensible mechanism for serializing structured data – think XML, but smaller, faster, and simpler. You define how you want your data to be structured once, then you can use special generated source code to...
- - Protocol Buffers is the most popular Android alternative to YAML.