Markdown ParserRelease Notes

Markdown Parser is a support library that aids Alien-Factory in the development of other libraries, frameworks and applications. Though you are welcome to use it, you may find features are missing and the documentation incomplete.


  • New: Main method converts fandoc files to markdown and vice-versa. Thanks go to LightDye for the contribution.


  • New: Supports <hr> elements.
  • Chg: Correctly parses consecutive lines of text as multiple text nodes with spaces in between.


  • Chg: Limit parsed headings to h4 as fandoc can't handle h5 and h6.


  • New: Github ``` pre blocks ```.
  • New: Horizonal rules.
  • Bug: Pre blocks weren't recognised unless they ended with a \n char.


  • New: Supports heading anchor tags as generated by Fantom's MarkdownDocWriter:
    ## <a name="overview"></a> Overview
  • New: Headings may now end lists, without a new line. Added to support Fantom's MarkdownDocWriter.
  • New: Titles in links and images are parsed and subsequently dropped as they're not supported:
    ![alt text]( "FC-20")
  • Chg: Headings may have up to 6 levels as per Markdown spec.


  • New: Preview release.