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Questions tagged [markup-languages]

A syntax for marking up text to allow it to be rendered more elegantly. Usually they're designed to be equally readable as a plain text file and as a rendered document. Markdown (used by github) is an example of a markup language.

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Teaching Other Markup Languages

I've been spending a lot of time lately using both $\LaTeX$ and Markdown and have found them incredibly useful. Some colleagues were blown away by some work I'm doing with $\LaTeX$. The more I think ...
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How can I convey the idea of a programming language vs. a markup language?

When I try and teach web development to absolute beginners, I seem to always get a question about the roles of HTML/CSS/JS and about how the browser renders the HTML. It seems to me that the confusion ...