Kilian Muster

soliloquies with a megaphone

Markdown - the Renaissance of plain text

Plain text is readable and can be edited by most applications. It’s light, virtually indestructable, and great for jotting down quick notes. However, getting from text to a visually appealing format usually means giving up all these virtues.

This is where Markdown shines. Markdown is a way of formatting plain text so it can be rendered as formatted HTML, PDF and many other formats. Markdown usage and support in OS X writing applications is soaring these days, so I thought I’d show you how I’m using Markdown every day.

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Web: the final frontier. This is the webspace of Kilian Muster, typographer from Germany on his mission to explore strange new designs, to seek out new fonts, and usability issues, to boldly go where no man would bother going.
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