Markdown Preview for Rails
This gem gives you instant markdown preview for any textarea you want, anywhere in your application.
Add to your Gemfile:
gem 'markdown_preview', :git => 'git://github.com/jeffmcfadden/markdown_preview', :tag => '0.1.1'
Run the Rake task:
Add helper to any controllers you want to use markdown_preview with:
class MyController < ApplicationController
Add the helper tag to your base layout:
//Note, jQuery include required above this line. <%= include_markdown_preview_if_needed %>
(Optional) If you want to override the preprocessor then add the following to
#Write your own preprocessor here if you want to #the md param is the incoming markdown text, before it has been processed def self.preprocess_markdown( md ) md end
markdown_previewclass to any textareas you want to be previewable, and you're good to go!
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