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Discussion on: How to add code highlighting to your Dev.to posts.

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tux0r

In theory, yes (although I try to resist using non-standard Markdown features).

In practice, the list of languages seems to be arbitrarily chosen:

DISPLAY 'COBOL code does not work.' WITH NO ADVANCING.
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Hendrik Author

Ahh interesting aspect. I will make sure to mention that above. Haven't looked into the fundamentals of dev.to but I guess they are using a code highlighter somewhere and are only including a limited amount of plugins, as in language support, to keep bundle size down.

Maybe a good candidate for improvement 👍