instant-markdown-d is a small Node.js server that enables instant compilation and previewing of Markup files. A plugin can easily be written for any text editor to interface with it. One currently exists for VIm: https://github.com/suan/vim-instant-markdown
[sudo] npm -g install instant-markdown-d
|Action||HTTP Method||Request URL||Request Body|
|Refresh Markdown on page||PUT||http://localhost:\<port>||<New Markdown file contents>|
<port> is 8090
INSTANT_MARKDOWN_OPEN_TO_THE_WORLD=1- by default, the server only listens on localhost. To make the server available to others in your network, set this environment variable to a non-empty value. Only use this setting on trusted networks!
INSTANT_MARKDOWN_ALLOW_UNSAFE_CONTENT=1- by default, scripts are blocked. Use this preference to allow scripts.
INSTANT_MARKDOWN_BLOCK_EXTERNAL=1- by default, external resources such as images, stylesheets, frames and plugins are allowed. Use this setting to block such external content.