soliloquies with a megaphone
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.