This is my first post using Octopress. I’m still trying to get the hang of it, and I don’t know markup well enough at the moment. So, let’s give it a test-run.
I chose Octopress because it offers some handy plugins and its use of Github Flavored Markdown (GFM). So, let’s test it out.
Let’s start with something easy.
h1 - This is quite large
h2 - I think I like this one the best
h3 - Blah blah blah
h4 - Getting smaller now…
h5 - Almost gone…
h6 - And the grand finale
It appears that the h2 header is preceeded by a nice section break, which I like.
OK, what about emphasis and underscores? Or maybe strong emphasis? What about combined emphasis? I know, cool
Let’s make a list of things I’d rather do that listen to Contemporary Christian music:
- Get castrated using a butter-knife.
- Just about anything, including:
- first item in unordered sub-list (this is supposed to be a ul li, but it won’t work -___-)
- second item in unordered sub-list
- this doesn’t seem to be working at all
Code and Syntax Highlighting
Inline code is done with a single backtick:
ls -la | grep deeznutz. A single line of code can be instantiated by indenting a line with 4 spaces.
String myString = "I'm not used to using markdown and stuff. Note that I don't have syntax highighting :("
Alternatively, you can use three backticks, which will also gives you line numbering and syntax highlighting.
Larger code blocks are also fenced in with three backticks.
1 2 3 4 5
This is a blockquote.
This is part of the same blockquote b/c I used two spaces after the first line.
Three or more hyphens, asterisks or underscores will do.