mermaid – Generation of diagram and flowchart from text in a similar manner as markdown

Markdownish syntax for generating flowcharts, sequence diagrams, class diagrams, gantt charts and git graphs. The code for the sequence diagram at the top is this: sequenceDiagram Alice ->> Bob: Hello Bob, how are you? Bob–>>John: How about you John? Bob–x Alice: I am good thanks! Bob-x John: I am good thanks! Note right of John: […]

Convert a Google Doc to Markdown or HTML with “Docs to Markdown”

Now this comes in handy: Docs to Markdown (GD2md-html) converts Google Docs to simple, readable Markdown or HTML. This add-on allows you to create documents using the excellent editing and collaborative features of Google Docs, but publish as Markdown or HTML that you can store as text files using a version-control system. Docs to Markdown […]

Typora – a minimal markdown reading & writing app

Typora will give you a seamless experience as both a reader and a writer. It removes the preview window, mode switcher, syntax symbols of markdown source code, and all other unnecessary distractions. Replace them with a real live preview feature to help you concentrate the content itself. Looks great! Not sure if it’s still actively […]

Rendering Markdown using Custom Elements v1

Inspired upon a v0 implementation, I’ve recreated a Markdown renderer in Custom Elements v1. The result is <custom-markdown>. The code itself is pretty straightforward: other than some (contained) styling the custom element uses showdown to convert the Markdown to HTML. This conversion is triggered in the connectedCallback(). class Markdown extends HTMLElement { constructor() { super(); […]

PHP Markdown

use \Michelf\Markdown; $my_html = Markdown::defaultTransform($my_text); This is a library package that includes the PHP Markdown parser and its sibling PHP Markdown Extra with additional features. Originally it was a port to PHP of the Markdown tool written by John Gruber. Here’s how to get it via Composer: composer require michelf/php-markdown PHP Markdown →

GitBook: Build beautiful interactive books using Git and Markdown

Write your books and courses using Markdown, GitBook will convert it to a complete static website. Installable using npm. A companion app (pictured below) to create your books – in case you want a live preview along your edits – is also available. Building the book to a PDF/eBook is also possible … strongly considering […]

Sublime Text Markdown Syntax Highlighting

Instructions for use with SublimeText3 in the comments below One of the features I find lacking in Sublime Text is the default support for Markdown syntax highlighting. Fortunately Sublime Text can be customized and we can define a color scheme of our own. To get the results as shown in the screenshot above, edit your […]