Marking up Code

There are as many different ways to mark up a code fragment in HTML as there are highlighting tools. Some use pre tags, some use ‘code’ tags, some use both, and then there are those that use other elements like div tags. Who’s right? The HTML5 specification provides some very clear direction on the matter…

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Syntax Highlighting on the Web

The state of Syntax highlighting on the web, why I think JavaScript highlighting libraries make more sense than server side solutions and how that relates to Markdown.

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