Chapter 2. Getting Started

2.1. Installing AsciiDoc

See the README and INSTALL files for install prerequisites and procedures. Packagers take a look at Packager Notes.

2.2. Example AsciiDoc Documents

The best way to quickly get a feel for AsciiDoc is to view the AsciiDoc web site and/or distributed examples:

  • Take a look at the linked examples on the AsciiDoc web site home page http://asciidoc.org/. Press the Page Source sidebar menu item to view corresponding AsciiDoc source.
  • Read the *.txt source files in the distribution ./doc directory along with the corresponding HTML and DocBook XML files.