mdwatch is a tool to help you preview markdown documents. It will watch the file for changes and automatically serve the updated content in your browser.
mdwatch is a
Node.js application. So you need to install
Then, you can use
npm to install
sudo npm install -g mdwatch
To watch a markdown file, simply do:
This will start a web server on port 3000. Navigate your browser to
http://localhost:3000 and you will see the rendered document. Now try to edit and save the markdown file, and you will see the content in your browser updated.
If you want the server to listen on another port, then you may use the
mdwatch -p 8080 FILENAME
mdwatch can also colorize your code blocks. To do so, you will have to install
pygments first. And use the
mdwatch -c FILENAME
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