Getting started with writing and formatting on GitHub
You can use simple features to format your comments and interact with others in issues, pull requests, and wikis on GitHub.
Quickstart for writing on GitHub
Learn advanced formatting features by creating a gist to describe yourself.
About writing and formatting on GitHub
GitHub combines a syntax for formatting text called GitHub Flavored Markdown with a few unique writing features.
Basic writing and formatting syntax
Create sophisticated formatting for your prose and code on GitHub with simple syntax.