Thursday, September 24, 2015

Learning Markdown

"Markdown" is a specific markup language.

A markup language such as HTML allows us to put the formatting information to our text.

A doc or text created using markdown is actually the code that has to be interpreted to display nicely with the format we want.

The markup language, like HTML, is interpreted by the browser.   The text with markdown also needs to be interpreted by tools.

Some web site supports markdown:
I found the Reddit markdown primer helps.

This is a short version.

put returns between paragraphs
for linebreak add 2 spaces at end
_italic_ or **bold**
indent code by 4 spaces
backtick escapes `like _so_`
quote by placing ">" at start of line

Here is an example of markdown text for link:


This is the [link][1] to metastore ER diagram. You might find the original [Hive paper][2] useful. I would also suggest you to browse through the official Hive documentation and read the good book `Programming Hive`.
[1]: https://issues.apache.org/jira/secure/attachment/12471108/HiveMetaStore.pdf
[2]: http://i.stanford.edu/~ragho/hive-icde2010.pdf


It generates:

This is the link to metastore ER diagram. You might find the original Hive paper useful. I would also suggest you to browse through the official Hive documentation and read the good book Programming Hive.
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