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Math support in Markdown

Mathematical expressions are key to information sharing amongst engineers, scientists, data scientists, and mathematicians. Today we are pleased to announce that math expressions can be rendered in Markdown on GitHub using $$ as a delimiter for code blocks with math content or the $ delimiter for inline math expressions.

Martin Woodward & Tali Herzka
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Improved commenting with Markdown

You’ll notice there’s a new Markdown text-formatting toolbar on all the comment fields throughout GitHub. While you've always been able to use Markdown to format your text with links, headers,…

Aaron Shekey