Markdown for DevOps
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Markdown for DevOps

Using and Automating the Markdown Language

About the Book

In this book you will learn how to:

  • Use the Markdown language, its elements and dialects.
  • Use Markdown editors and tools.
  • Apply Markdown to document your everyday work in software development.
  • Create embedded diagrams.
  • Manipulate and modularize Markdown files using modern programming languages.
  • Generate Markdown files automatically, for example from YAML files or API responses.
  • Use static site generators to create nifty websites from your Markdown files.

About the Author

Torsten Schmidt
Torsten Schmidt

Torsten is an information scientist and molecular biologist based in Berlin, Germany.

Table of Contents

    • Introduction
      • The Challenges
      • The Solution
      • This Book’s Structure
      • Prerequisites
    • DevOps Overview
      • Hallmarks of DevOps
    • Markdown Overview
      • The History of Markdown
      • Markdown Flavors and Extensions
      • Markdown applications
      • Markdown Examples
    • Markdown Structure and Elements
    • Markdown Dialects
      • CommonMark
      • GitHub
      • Gitlab
    • Editors and Tools
      • Visual Studio Code
      • Obisidian
      • Online Editors and Playgrounds
    • Diagrams in Markdown
      • Mermaid
      • PlantUML
    • Documenting Development Artifacts
    • Manipulating Markdown Content
      • Python
      • Go
      • C#
      • Rust
    • Producing Dynamic Markdown
      • Based on Data Files
      • Based on API Data
    • Integration in CI/CD Systems
      • GitHub Actions
      • Gitlab CI/CD
    • Static Site Generators
    • Writing Markdown in Markdown
    • Further material

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