A collection of awesome markdown goodies, libraries, services, tools, guides, books, etc.
Contributions welcome. Anything missing? Send in a pull request. Thanks.
- Markdown - original Markdown syntax write-up and processor in Perl by John Gruber; no longer maintained (last update in Dec 2004)
- Talk - markdown-discuss mailing list
Markdown Syntax Extensions
- MultiMarkdown (MMD) - Markdown extensions by Fletcher Penney adding footnotes, tables, definition lists, document metadata (e.g. title, author, date, etc.) and more
A strongly specified, highly compatible implementation of Markdown
- Dingus - try CommonMark (live) in your browser
- Pandoc - - a universal document converter (in Haskell)
- Jekyll - ,
💎- transform your plain text into static websites and blogs (in Ruby)
- Middleman - ,
💎- makes developing websites simple (in Ruby)
Markdown to Website / Blog
Markdown to Email
- Markdown Here - - A browser extension for rendering email written in Markdown. Available for Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Thunderbird, and more. Besides email, it also works with Evernote, Google Groups, Blogger, and more.
Markdown to Presentation / Slideshow
Markdown to Books
Real World "Hand-Written" Book Examples
- Open Data Handbook, 2nd Edition - - note: 1st edition in reStructedText, 2nd edtion in markdown
- Pro Git, 2nd Edition - - note: 1st edition in markdown, 2nd edition in asciidoc
- PHP - The Right Way -
- The Front-End Tooling Book -
- Go Bootcamp -
Open Data "Auto-Build" Book Examples
- Free World Beer Book - - work-in-progress; auto-build using the beer.db and markdown templates w/ a static site generator
- Softcover.io - publish from the comfort of your command-line
- GitBook.com - write and publish books with Markdown and Git
- GitBook - a command line tool (and Node.js library) for building beautiful books using GitHub/Git and Markdown (or AsciiDoc)
- Bitbooks.cc - Bitbooks turns a repo full of markdown files into a handsome, hosted, online book
- Franklin - a static-site framework, optimized for online books
More lightweight markup languages
- Wikitext, Wikicode - wiki markup used by Wikipedia and friends
- Creole - "Standardized" core Wikitext markup
- reStructuredText (rst, reST)
- BBCode - bulletin board code
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