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GitHub Diff Syntax Highlighting

Did you know GitHub support diff syntax highlighting? I didn’t until just recently. When creating and highlighting code blocks you can set the language to diff and highlight lines starting with + or - signs.

You gonna order something, kid?
- Ah, yeah. Give me- Give me a Tab.
Tab? I can't give you a tab unless you order something.
+ Right. Give me a Pepsi Free.
You want a Pepsi, pal, you're gonna pay for it.

In the code block above, we’ve added the + and - signs for the lines we want to highlight. You can see the full markdown syntax in the example below.

```diff
You gonna order something, kid?
- Ah, yeah. Give me- Give me a Tab.
Tab? I can't give you a tab unless you order something.
+ Right. Give me a Pepsi Free.
You want a Pepsi, pal, you're gonna pay for it.
```

Here you can find an example from an issue on GitHub.


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