Archive for October 14, 2005

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Markdown Preview in BBEdit

Jan-Erik Moström shows how to get a live Markdown preview window in BBEdit.

The Life

John Gruber:

And so the thinking of those who were surprised by this deal goes something like, I thought Brent was doing great on his own, why would he sell the app to a larger company and take a job working for them, when he was already living The Life, working only for himself?

The thing is, Ranchero was doing great, sales-wise. The problem is that they were doing so great that Simmons wasn’t living The Life.

Syntax Across Languages

A comparison of syntax and identifiers in various programming languages (via Jerry Kindall). The terse, example-driven presentation is great for quick skimming, but it also makes the languages look more similar than they actually are.