Markdown is an easy and lightweight markup language, used by companies such as Github, Trello, Slack, and Whatsapp, to communicate and write documentation. In this course, you'll learn to master it in less than an hour.

It doesn't matter if you are a developer trying to improve your skills or filling gaps along the way, or a novelist searching for new and more productive writing methods, this free course will give you all the tools you need to boost your productivity and focus only on the fun part.

What will you learn?

  • Learn the fundamentals of Markdown.
  • Format text, links, titles, images, lists, and so on!
  • User Markdown as a writing format.
  • Output Markdown files into publishing formats like HTML, DOC or PDF.
  • Write Markdown in any web tool like Trello, GitHub, Slack,or even your own site!
  • Find the best VS Code extensions for streamlining your Markdown workflow.


— You don’t need any previous skills.

— You need a computer with internet connection.

— You need a Personal Google Account to access the Course Dashboard using Google Classroom.

— You need a text editor, such as VS Code (recommended), Sublime Text, Atom or Vim.

Curriculum for this course

  • Introductory video
  • Introduction to VS Code
  • Other software
  • Text decoration
  • Titles
  • Links
  • Images
  • Lists
  • Quotes
  • Code blocks
  • Tables
  • Output Markdown to HTML, PDF or DOC files
  • GFM
  • Cheatsheet
  • Exercises
  • Websites & References

About Me

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Juan Martín García

I studied graphic design in the University of Buenos Aires, but I was always curious about programming languages.I’ve been experimenting with websites since I was 15 years old. I’m also a teacher at my ex-university, and over the last few years I’ve started sharing what I self-learned through courses and conferences.

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