makedoc ist a git repository containing Makefiles and templates to create papers and presentations from source files in Pandoc Markdown. The current version can be found at https://github.com/jakobib/makedoc. Feel free to comment, reuse, fork, and modify!
makedoc is accompanied by makespec, a similar tool to create specifications (makedoc and makespec may later be merged).
Create a directory for your publication (possibly as git repository).
mkdir example cd example git init
Check out this module in a subdirectory called 'make' (possibly as git submodule):
git submodule add https://github.com/jakobib/makedoc.git
Makefilethat at least contains
Optionally create the file
metadata.iniwith title, abstract, keywords. This will be passed to templates.
make foo.html creates HTML from a markdown file
make -B foo.html to force creation.
make normalize normalizes all
.md files in the current directory. A
backup is created with file extension
make clean removes all backup files and build artifacts.