Javascript implementation of PHP Markdown Extra?

Keith Jenkins kgj2 at
Fri Apr 2 14:50:56 EDT 2010

Thanks, Alex. I see that jquery-markedit uses showdown.js internally
to convert the markdown to HTML. But I'm really looking for a
PHPMarkdownExtra equivalent for showdown.js. (That is, a javascript
function to convert MarkdownExtra to HTML.)


On Fri, Apr 2, 2010 at 9:36 AM, Alexandre Leray
<alexandre at> wrote:

> Hi Keith,


> I'm not sure it solves your problem but you could take a look at

> it is a very promising jquery

> based markdown editor. I'd like to improve it with markdown extensions such

> as footnotes when I'll have time, but right now I'm too busy. Anyway it has

> a very good API that makes it a good candidate for plugins.


> Good luck,


> Alex


> On 04/02/2010 03:05 PM, Keith Jenkins wrote:


>> I've been using the John Fraser's Showdown JavaScript port of Markdown

>> to do real-time previews in-browser.  But I also would like to take

>> advantage of some of the extensions in Michel Fortin's PHP Markdown

>> Extra.  Has anyone already tried to implement Markdown Extra in

>> JavaScript?


>> Thanks,

>> Keith

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