Original Link: http://webdesign.tutsplus.com/tutorials/workflow-tutorials/quick-and-easy-documentation-using-markdown/

So you’ve created an awesome theme, template or web application. Now for the tedious part; the documentation. Writing the content won’t necessarily be that problematic, it’s more likely creating the help files which will take up precious time. Markdown, a lightweight and really simple formatting syntax can solve all that for you

Nice article on ways to use Markdown..