[ANN] Showdown -- A javascript port of Markdown

Jacob Rus jrus at hcs.harvard.edu
Wed Feb 28 04:46:40 EST 2007

Ivan Sagalaev wrote:

> Jacob Rus wrote:

>> If this markdown parsing can be done in real time in javascript, we

>> should also be able to extend this to do real-time syntax highlighting

>> on the markdown entry box, or am I wrong? Because that would be

>> extremely cool!


> Indeed! I've made a very quick mash-up of Showdown with my highlight.js

> and here's the result: http://softwaremaniacs.org/showdown-highlight/

> (down to the end of a text fragment).

No no, you misunderstand.

I want the markdown text that I'm entering to be highlighted, not the
output preview.

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