Markdown is a plain-text formatting syntax that can be converted to XHTML or other formats. This package provides R bindings to the Sundown markdown rendering library.
The R function
markdownToHTML renders a markdown file to HTML. Options controlling HTML output and supported markdown extensions can be optionally specified.
The package also exports the underlying Sundown C extension API which enables creating and calling custom renderers using the
To learn more about markdown syntax see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Markdown
This package is referred to as R Markdown v1 when combined with knitr. The primary output format is HTML. Now we have introduced R Markdown v2, which is based on Pandoc and knitr, and supports much more types of output formats. Please see http://rmarkdown.rstudio.com for details.
The markdown package is licensed under the GPLv2. See these files for additional details: