Posts with the tag Markdown

Convert Wikidot style syntax to Markdown style syntax

I wrote a converter for Wikidot syntax that outputs Markdown syntax. You can use it to move from Wikidot.com to any Markdown based wiki / blog / note collection.

I set up an online converter that you can use to convert your Wikidot syntax files to Markdown.

The converter itself...

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Markdown for the Gedit Text Editor on Ubuntu 11.04

This is the continuation of the topic gedit Markdown plugin and the comment by Jean-Philippe Fleury, the author of the plugin.

If you frequently have to create Markdown documents, you might want your text editor of choice to support you. Jean-Philippe Fleury developed a nice plugin for Gedit to...

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Install Markdown Python Module on Mac OS X

easy_install Markdown

Resources

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Table of Contents for WordPress Blog Posts with Markdown Markup

The TOC Generator Plugin does not work as it searches for HTML headings before the markup (in my case Markdown) is applied.

Markdown supports the [TOC] tag starting with Markdown version 2.0; untested though. Source: http://thomas.pelletier.im/2010/03/use-markdown-with-wordpress/. http://www.freewisdom.org/projects/python-markdown/mdx_toc contains python source code for this.

More untested solutions include:

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Install WordPress on Ubuntu (Including Markdown Markup Support)

http://wordpress-deutschland.org/download/englisch/
http://www.weblogmatrix.org/show/Wordpress

cd /var/www/
wget http://wordpress.org/latest.tar.gz
tar -xf latest.tar.gz
rm latest.tar.gz

Markdown for Wordpress

http://michelf.com/projects/php-markdown/
also nice but not working yet (at least on my installation): http://brettterpstra.com/code/markdown-quicktags/

Markdown is a great markup language for publications such as technical blogs as it keeps the structure of the text very readable, is...

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Use pandoc To Convert LaTeX to Markdown

Pandoc is a tool to convert documents from one format to another and it supports quite some formats! You can test it and convert small docs online: http://johnmacfarlane.net/pandoc/try

Supported input formats include

  • markdown,
  • html,
  • latex, and rst.

Note that the rst reader only parses a subset of reStructuredText syntax. (The latex and html input readers...

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gedit Markdown plugin

For an up-to-date version of the information about the gedit Markdown plugin go to the new blog post Markdown for the Gedit Text Editor on Ubuntu 11.04.

If you frequently have to create Markdown documents, you might want your text editor of choice to support you. M Fleury developed...

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