Top Online Markdown Editors

Back in the 90s, people used Microsoft Word for writing. It provided a rich text interface with a wide variety of features. As the internet boomed and connectivity speeds soared, online versions took over, which were usually a part of office suites, although a large chunk of people still used offline software. Recently, however, the tides are changing a new format has developed.

Markdown is a plain text formatting syntax, developed almost a decade ago by John Gruber, and activist Aaron Swartz. It was designed to be converted quickly to rich text, or HTML. This essentially meant that markdown could be used as a bridge between traditional rich text and the modern HTML supported by the internet. Today, the markdown format is usually used to create “Readme” files, but is supported by a range of services, including WordPress. In this post, we take a look at a number of online markdown editors.Continue Reading