Level Up

A free video course for developers, designers, and writers.
Learn a {{ word }} way to write markup.

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In this crash video course you will learn about:

  1. What Markdown is
  2. Headers
  3. Paragraphs
  4. Emphasis
  5. Blockquotes
  6. Lists
  7. Links
  1. Images
  2. Code
  3. Tables
  4. Horizontal Rule
  5. HTML
  6. Escaping
  7. Editors

After completing this course, you'll know how to easily format text for the Web using Markdown.


Ever wanted to write a comment, draft an email, write some notes, or a simple document formatted for the Web, but didn't feel like typing all that clunky HTML markup? Wish there were a simpler way to write markup?

There is. It's called Markdown and it will change the way you type content for the Web. Markdown is an easy, lightweight syntax to format content for the Web. Markdown is widely supported by text editors and many web applications.

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If you are a web developer, designer, or someone who is familiar with HTML and constantly writes on the Web, Level Up With Markdown is for you and it's 100% free. Want to write more while typing less? I will teach you how to accomplish that with Markdown.

Once you learn the simple rules of Markdown, chances are you'll start using it all the time. You can use it to write anything from a simple comment on a website, to a book.

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You get 14 concise chapters, each with a short video that will teach you one topic at a time. You get detailed notes and a built-in Markdown editor with live preview so you can practice and experience Markdown in action as you learn. All in one place.

Each video is intentionally short and simple to get you going quickly. You should be able to complete the entire course in under an hour. Once you finish it, you get a little bit of super powers too.

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About the Course Author

Hi, I'm Mario. I'm a software engineer based in California. I love to build stuff on the Web. I have experience in the areas of object-oriented programming, back-end, front-end, and database development. I also dabble in design whenever possible. I code primarily with the awesome Laravel PHP framework, MySQL, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, and more. I love to help others as much as I can, so I write on my blog about web development, and I co-host the CodeHops Radio podcast. I'm @mariordev on Twitter.

Thanks for your interest in Level Up With Markdown. I hope you enjoy it!