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MultiMarkdown upgrades for Marky the Markdownifier I’ve updated Marky the Markdownifier with a few key fixes and improvements. It’s getting more and more traffic and has some dedicated users, so it seemed like it was about time to solve some of the more annoying issues. It still needs a usability overhaul and some kind of iOS solution, but these issues were the ones that bothered me the most. Marky now: Making GNU Emacs play well on Microsoft Windows 7 Emacs 24 has been released, hooray! Here’s how you can download and install it on Windows 7. Bonus tip: pin it to your taskbar so that you can open Emacs easily. Step 1. Get the Emacs zip file from . You’re looking for something like, or whatever the latest version is.

CriticMarkup CriticMarkup was designed to make plain text copyediting markup easy to write and easy to read. What follows is a short overview of the CriticMarkup syntax. If you’re looking for more detailed information on how CriticMarkup renders its syntax into pure HTML, see the spec page. The Basic Syntax There are five types of Critic marks: Addition {++ ++}Deletion {-- --}Substitution {~~ ~> ~~}Comment Highlight {== ==} Marky the Markdownifier, reworked and refined Marky the Markdownifier, my web tool that extracts web articles and converts them to Markdown, has received an update that resolves quite a few standing issues. It’s a major update and partial rewrite, so there may still be some bugs. Please feel free to drop me a line on Twitter or contact me directly if you run into problems. The biggest changes are that the “readability” functions that strip ads, menus, comments, etc. out of the post are now handled by an updated version of PHP Readability, and the “markdownifying” part is handled by html2text instead of PHP Markdown Extra. The previews are also rendered by MultiMarkdown 4 now.

Introducing the Wired Map Lab: Our Quest to Find, Explore, and Make Maps You are here. Welcome! We’re assuming you found your way here because you like maps. We do too, and that’s why we are launching Wired’s Map Lab. This blog has two functions. Markdown Guide – DAY ONE / SUPPORT Markdown Information Markdown, created by John Gruber of Daring Fireball, is the technology we chose to use to allow rich text within Day One journal entries. Markdown allows italic and bold, along with several other simple formatting options that can be written using plain text and display properly in Read views. Markdown syntax is available in Day One and is toggled On by default. Day One takes a similar approach to Markdown as GitHub.

Experiment: Send to nvALT links I was considering adding a feature to Jekyll that would let me provide “.txt” links that return Markdown versions of posts the way that MacDrifter’s Pelican install does and I’m pretty sure Gruber used to. I got bored with the idea of writing a generator for it, so I hacked a workaround that turned into something quite different from the original objective. That happens a lot. If you look under the little gear icon in the upper right of this site, you’ll now see an “Add to nvALT links” option. Clicking it will turn on “nvALT” links next to “[tweet : adn]” for every post, both on the index pages and on permalinks.

A gentle introduction to historical data analysis It's surprisingly easy to use tools to explore texts and greatly improve research efficiency and open new research doors. The following techniques are incredibly useful for a small to intermediate amount of text. These techniques do not scale up to handle huge amounts of data, but then again most historians don't work with huge amounts of data. One example is using Voyant to explore a single text or set of texts. Markdown By Example by Tim Steinbach Markdown By Example - The book for Markdown-everything. From text files over presentations to blogs, it can all be done using mostly Markdown. And it is easy, too! This book introduces the reader to the Markdown syntax, teaches a few tricks on output styling and explains the various tools and frameworks that support Markdown.

More Marky love for nvALT I’ve added a couple of new API parameters to Marky to allow better nvALT clipping of web pages. First, if you’re not using the nvALT 2.2 beta, the url handler is “nvalt” instead of “nv”. Now you can specify an output type of “nvalt” instead of “nv” and get the right handler returned. I’d recommend, of course, just using the beta. It’s stable and happy. Get a Life, PhD: How To Avoid Spending All of Your Time Teaching: Seven Tips for Efficient Teaching Do you spend all of your time teaching? For all professors, teaching is an important part of our job. However, for most professors, it is not the only important part of what we do. Most of us have other obligations and we risk putting those in jeopardy when we spend all of our time preparing for class and grading. In a recent post, I explained that I spend about six hours a week preparing for each class I teach.

MultiMarkdown “As the world goes multi-platform with all of the new mobile operating systems, MultiMarkdown provides an easy way to share formatting between all of my devices. It’s easy to learn (even for us mortals) and immediately useful.” — David Sparks, “Personally, it’s changed my game — it’s how I think now. Can’t imagine writing more than a paragraph in anything that doesn’t do MMD.” Marky the Markdownifier, reintroductions I’ve been working a bit on Marky the Markdownifier. It’s a project I started back in 2010 and use regularly, but it’s never really caught on with the Markdown masses. I’ve tweaked the algorithms and added to the API to make Marky as useful as possible within my own workflow, and hopefully within other’s as well. At its most simple, Marky takes urls and converts them to Markdown text, removing comments and ads in the process.