Archive for the 'Red Sweater News' Category

Markdown On WordPress.com

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

The folks at WordPress.com have great news for fans of Markdown. It’s now built-in by default to every WordPress.com blog, and it’s super-easy to enable: To start using Markdown, go to Settings → Writing in your blog dashboard, check the box next to Use Markdown for posts and pages, and save. I just enabled it […]

Markdown Anywhere With MarsEdit

Monday, October 7th, 2013

For years, MarsEdit has supported Markdown in a manner that makes it easy to write, preview, and publish to a blog without ever dealing in HTML or Rich Text. However, for years it has also been confusing how exactly one goes about using Markdown with MarsEdit. Because there is no explicit “Markdown mode,” many people […]

MarsEdit 3.6.2: Tumblr Security Fix

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

MarsEdit 3.6.2 is available now from the MarsEdit home page, and has been submitted to the Mac App Store for review by Apple. Last night Tumblr revealed on their staff blog that the Tumblr for iOS app sends a user’s password in plain-text when authenticating for the service. They published an updated version of the […]

MarsEdit 3.6: Bug Fixes With A Twist

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

MarsEdit 3.6 is now available. This is a free update for licensed MarsEdit customers. The update has been submitted to the Mac App Store and will be available there when Apple approves the update. This update is primarily a “bug fixes” release, that is to say, no new features. However, I am allergic to version numbers such as […]