We use the Redcarpet varietal of Markdown.

Syntax Highlighting Available for Blog Posts

When you're posting a code block, we have these languages available for syntax highlighting:

  • html
  • markdown
  • haml
  • jade
  • slim
  • css
  • sass
  • scss
  • stylus
  • js
  • coffeescript
  • livescript
  • shell
  • ruby
  • php
  • sql

You start code blocks like this:

```css
.example {
  color: red;
}

Then end it with three backticks again.