Instantly-updating Markdown Server


instant-markdown-d is a small Node.js server that enables instant compilation and previewing of Markup files. A plugin can easily be written for any text editor to interface with it. One currently exists for VIm:

  • [sudo] npm -g install instant-markdown-d
Action HTTP Method Request URL Request Body
Refresh Markdown on page PUT http://localhost:<port> <New Markdown file contents>
Close Webpage DELETE http://localhost:<port>

By default, <port> is 8090