I’m maintaining a repo¹ with a collection of Markdown resources, listing the abundances of 𝗠⬇
dialects, parsers, editors², stylesheets, … Please feel free to commit!
Maybe you can enable the GitHub wiki so that others can edit them using "Markdown" too?
The lists are provided in yet another plain text format (YAML). Reading them using the GitHub website is not so nice, and it feels weird especially as it's about Markdown a direct format-competitor..
If there were only that much support for YAML (as regards parsers, stylesheets, and integration in e.g. Github), as there is for MD…
IMO, Markdown is for text (i.e. continuous reading), while YAML is for structured data (not sequentially read, but randomly accessed/queried).
I'd submit a pull request to your repo, but I'm too lazy...
But… http://keshiki.net/markdown-editor/ is down.
Nice project, and tastefully executed! Plus I can definitely see the usefulness of anonymous one-off publishing, with all the benefits of Markdown formatting…
Any particular reason why you picked Pagedown.js for Markdown parsing (it supports plain Markdown only, hence no support for tables)? Maybe have a look at some alternatives? — https://github.com/rhythmus/markdown-resources/blob/master/m...
Best of luck with the project!
I'd ended up giving up and just going back to Sublime, but LightPaper handles my use case perfectly, so...nice. I think I'll be using this.
Also the editor is very lacking in functionality, in term of text manipulation.
I started by liking Mou, then working around the issues, then getting pretty angry at it from all the time I wasted trying to make it work - all that just to get a live editor. Ended up setting a Grunt task.
I've reported those problems to the author who didn't seem to give a damn.
For others reference, you can use Jekyll with LightPaper if you switch your highlighter from pygments to redcarpet which supports triple-back ticks (variable 'markdown' should be 'redcarpet' in _config.yml file).
Spent an hour at least changing all my blog posts just so that I can now use this editor without ANY issues at all.
So if you had Photoshop only on the Mac, say, and the rest of the platforms had stuff like MS Paint, you'd still not consider it the best of its kind?
Professionals that are not system administrators don't switch between platforms that often. A software can very well be the best of its kind and single platform.
Although in my experience, the best software of its kind is usually limited to one platform. Otherwise, you're stuck catering to the lowest common denominator of all supported platforms.
However, I was thinking more of other desktop platforms...
Just installed this, will check it out, especially the git-hub jekyll pages stuff...
 http://markdownpad.com/news/2013/introducing- markdownpad-2/
FWIW, I am very happy now with:
1. [Haroopad - The Next Document processor based on Markdown](http://pad.haroopress.com/)
Haroopad mainly because it is open source and based on node-webkit and very compatible across platforms.
A couple initial downsides...
- I thought Chromium had spell checking, but you don't get it in node-webkit apparently, or it's been disabled. Must have spell check, even poor Chrome spell check.
- Export to HTML - The resulting document doesn't look quite as good in Chrome as exported HTML as it does in the preview pane in the editor; so it's not quite WYSIWYG. There are ways to customize the style of the export, the preview pane itself is HTML... (Export to 'Plain HTML' and put your own .CSS?) But it would be really nice if 'Export as Styled HTML ' got you a matched document at least in Chrome.
- I think word wrap is broken on the editor pane - it should wrap entire words at the end of the line, not cut words in half, right?
Saving documents directly as .md is an interesting trade-off. It's just plain text, which makes things oh so simple. But I'm not sure if this eliminates the possibility for having any non-visible text or meta-data at all inside the document, so that might cut off future features. Not a downside of Haroodpad really, just a consideration for using naked markdown. Most will probably see this as a pro not a con.
Can someone translate this page to English? http://pad.haroopress.com/page.html?f=markdown
(found that issues can be filed here: https://github.com/ClockworkEngine/LightPaper-Support/issues...)
Currently my workflow for writing blog posts is: iA Writer for the initial draft, then tidy up in Mou, then stick it on swombat.com. LightPaper seems too fragile to fit in that without hassling me along the way.
Any reasons why more and more applications are 10.7 or 10.8 only (like Sublime eg) ? This iMac is still responsive and a joy to use (much more than my Vaio i5 laptop).
This is the same company that has jumped across three processor families and two major OS architectures. Apple has never been very concerned with backwards compatibility.
It would be nice if I could access, oh you know, all the pre-existing Markdown content I have arranged in multiple folders and already syncing down to different places.
This is a fail for me. [Draft](https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mvilla.dra...) does nicely on Android, and [Dillinger.io](http://dillinger.io/) on desktop/browser.
My current setup is Marked 2 and vim (most of the time). Simple and works well.
Do I miss something?
It is completely free, also it has a preview...
Fell free to use it and leave feedback...
Sorry, I just don't make money out of it, so I won't consider this ads... :)
it's a Markdown document viewer that displays changes as you make them in your favorite editor (ST3 in my case).
what puts it over the top for me is its perfect rendering of Github Flavored Markdown.
I would like to hear, what is the core problem that LightPaper is trying to solve here!
I have to admit that none of them satisfies me completely (sometimes I wish for mediawiki table support) - but at least they are faithful to the principle to be recognizable as tables in text editors.
another neat markdown hack is to get the quicklook markdown renderer (if you're on os x) and then use copy in the github markdown CSS. you can see immediately what you're README.md files are gonna look like right away in finder
Anyway, fixed that:
System Preferences > Security & Privacy > Allow Apps Downloaded from Anywhere
Looks great. Does it support Github flavor?