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Bitbucket README Markdown

Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Short version

In your Bitbucket README.md file, you can use Markdown to format your text. Here's an example:

# Project Title

A brief description of what this project does and who it's for.

## Installation

```bash
npm install my-project

Usage

import my_project
my_project.start()

Long Version

Introduction

Markdown is a lightweight markup language with plain text formatting syntax that can be converted into HTML. It's widely used for README files in repositories on Bitbucket.


Basic Syntax

Markdown allows you to write using an easy-to-read, easy-to-write plain text format, which then converts to structurally valid HTML. Here's a quick guide to the basics:

And much more. For detailed syntax, visit the Markdown Guide.


Conclusion

Using Markdown in your Bitbucket README files will make them more readable and informative. Remember, effective documentation can significantly impact the usability and adoption of your project.