Tag Archives: text

December 1, 2014


Generation of diagrams and flowcharts from text in a similar manner as markdown.

Ever wanted to simplify documentation and avoid heavy tools like Visio when explaining your code?

This is why mermaid was born, a simple markdown-like script language for generating charts from text via javascript.

Great stuff. (via The Changelog)

November 6, 2014

Trying to copy text from a PDF and paste it into a plain text file is still, in 2014, terribly annoying. There has to be a better way.