A Plain Markdown Post

This sample post is mainly for blogdown users. If you do not use blogdown, you can skip the first section. 1. Markdown or R Markdown This is a post written in plain Markdown (.md) instead of R Markdown (.Rmd). The major differences are: You cannot run any R code in a plain Markdown document, whereas in an R Markdown document, you can embed R code chunks (```{r}); A plain Markdown post is rendered through Blackfriday, and an R Markdown document is compiled by rmarkdown and Pandoc.