Install via rubygems
$ sudo gem install markdownie
In the console
$ markdownie <dir>
Markdownie will then look for markdown files in that directory, and generate an index which you can see by browsing to http://localhost:5678.
Every time you save the file, the updates will get sent to the browser.
Markdownie will look for a css folder in the folder you're watching. If you add a stylesheet named screen.css to it, it will take precedence over Markdownie's.
The MIT License
Copyright (c) 2010 Julio Cesar Ody
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