Tivie

is creating ShowdownJS

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- Your issues on GitHub are given level 3 priority

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About Tivie





What is Showdown?

Showdown is a bidirectional markdown to HTML converter written in Javascript, based on the original works by John Gruber.

Showdown can be used client side (in the browser) or server side (with nodejs). See it working in the live demo!

Why choose Showdown?

  • It's easy to use: No hard dependencies or special installation instructions! Just download it (or use a CDN) and include it in your file.
  • Full-featured: Out of the box, supports a number of popular markdown flavors like "vanilla", GFM or commonmark. Extra features like tables, metadata, etc.. can be enabled through options.
  • Cross-platform: Showdown works both in server (nodejs) and client-side (browser).
  • Compatibility: Showdown is compatible with both new and old (such as IE8+ and nodejs 0.12).
  • Plain Javascript: Written in EcmaScript5 means you can use it in your project as is, without the need of transpilers.
  • It's easily customizable and extendable, meaning you can add new syntax or modify it's behavior through extensions or options.


Why does Showdown need your support?

As you know, Showdown is a free library and it will remain free. However, maintaining and improving the library costs time and money. 

I have been developing the library in my free-time, as a passion project! I am so full of ideas that I want to develop but I can only stretch myself so thin. If I could raise the funds to hire people to help me and stop working extra-hours at my regular job, I would be a very happy person with more time to dedicate to this amazing project!

If you like my work and find this library useful, please donate through here or, if you're uncomfortable with recurring pledges, directly through paypal.

Your contribution will be greatly appreciated and help me continue to develop this awesome library.
Goals
$1.56 of $300 per month
Website and automated tests

Maintaining the website and showdown's API costs money 'cause I need to pay for a lot of stuff (just Openshift costs 50$ monthly).
Also, I would LOVE to start testing showdown IN ALL BROWSERS and versions (using browserstack, which costs 129$ a month).
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