We’re using Canvas at my school, and while it’s great for a number of things it’s not quick and easy to build up question banks. Especially those where the fonts need a lot of formatting. Entering code samples is at best tedious.
For assessments, it’s good enough because I’m not loading a bunch of questions. But for worksheets and practice it was keeping me from making large banks where students could go for practice. And, since I don’t generally take grades on worksheets I didn’t need to worry about having something that Canvas could grade. I just wanted somewhere that my students could go and practice and tell immediately if they’re correct.
I type a lot in markdown, and it’s my preference. Probably not everybody’s thing, but it works really well for me. If you’re a markdown person, it may work well for you too.