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delphi-markdown

Markdown Processor for Pascal (Delphi/FPC)

Basic Information

This is a Pascal (Delphi) library that processes to markdown to HTML. At present the following dialects of markdown are supported:

All you need to use the library is any unicode version of Delphi, or FPC (lazarus). To run the tests, you also need FastMemoryManager, the Jedi Code Library and DUnitX.

Using the Library

Create a TMarkdownProcessor (MarkdownProcessor.pas) of the dialect you want:

 var
   md : TMarkdownProcessor;

   md := TMarkdownProcessor.createDialect(mdDaringFireball)

Decide whether you want to allow active content (not supported for CommonMark)

   md.UnSafe := true;

Note: you should only set this to true if you need to - active content can be a signficant safety/security issue.

Generate HTML from the Markdown content:

   html := md.process(markdown); 

Note that the HTML returned is an HTML fragment, not a full HTML page.

Internally, the library includes a comprehensive set of unit tests. For CommonMark, the tests are those provided as part of the CommonMark spec.

License

Copyright (c) 2011+, Health Intersections Pty Ltd (http://www.healthintersections.com.au) All rights reserved.

Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:

  • Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
  • Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
  • Neither the name of HL7 nor the names of its contributors may be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software without specific prior written permission.

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