Do you love Markdown?
One of many reasons I enjoy using Markdown syntax is that it allows me to be fickle.
fickle |ˈfikəl| adjective
changing frequently, esp. as regards one’s loyalties, interests, or affection: Web patrons are a notoriously fickle lot, bouncing from one site to another on a whim | the weather is forever fickle.
Example: Have you tested more than one Twitter client? I certainly have. One of the neat things about Twitter is that you can be fickle about the client you choose. FWIW, I ended up with Echofon for Mac OS.
Markdown’s must-have companion the Marked app enabled joyous fickleness, perhaps even a little flakiness (well OK considerable flakiness) in my text-editor-of-choice world. If you haven’t already guessed, I have fun testing new stuff. My journey:
BBEdit => TextMate => Sublime Text => Byword
FYI, I’ve also played with
Smultron => Chocolat => MarkMyWords => iA Writer
My choice is Byword and the Marked app.
If you haven’t already tried Byword, you need to give it a shot. It does most, if not all, of the automatic Markdown syntax stuff that made TextMate and Sublime Text fun. When you’re testing Byword be sure to:
- select some text
- hit command k