The Perfect Markdown App

Have you invested valuable time testing markdown editors? Of course you have, web authors are predisposed to an endemic syndrome, we’re always looking for the perfect markdown app. My markdown writing finalists are: BBEdit Bear Byword Focused Highland 2 MultiMarkdown Composer 4 Texts Typemetal (not really a markdown app) Ulysses and my favourite helper apps … Read more

Markdown Mac

Markdown Mac: Have you considered using Markdown on your Mac? Markdown is “a text-to-HTML conversion tool for web writers. Markdown allows you to write using an easy-to-read, easy-to-write plain text format, then convert it to structurally valid XHTML (or HTML).” Why Plain Text Proprietary file formats can be a pain. Have you ever received a … Read more

Mac OS X and iOS Apps for a Plain Text Workflow

I like plain text. Although I admire beautifully typset documents, nothing beats plain text for productivity. Plain text is easy to compose, easy to send and easy to receive. Sharing/syncing plain text documents on a Mac and an iPhone/iPad with Dropbox works beautifully. Mac OS X Apps (I set the font to Monaco 14 in … Read more