Markdown is a lightweight markup language, originally created by John Gruber and Aaron Swartz allowing people "to write using an easy-to-read, easy-to-write plain text format, then convert it to structurally valid XHTML (or HTML)
A typical use of markdown in your Dancer application would be to store markdown-flavored text in a database, and render it to HTML on the fly. This is example what this demo does.
$markdown_textvariable in the Dancer module.
[% USE Markdown %]followed by
[% YOUR_VARIABLE | markdown %]commands.
Hello From Markdown Text ======================== Features -------- * All standard Markdown features, such as * lists * headings * *bold*, _italics_, **strong bold** * code * Links Syntax ------ * [Basic Usage](http://daringfireball.net/projects/markdown/basics) * [Full Syntax](http://daringfireball.net/projects/markdown/syntax) * [Wikipedia Page](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Markdown)