Calibre Week in Review

This week I finally sat down and spend some time with Markdown input and output. Both saw major changes. Markdown input was bumped to upstream version 2.0. Output was completely rewritten from scratch. Markdown output is now completely custom code (not using a third party output module like before). I based the new markdown code […]

Formatting Tips: Markdown, Textile and calibre

About Formatting Tips. Up to this point Formatting Tips have been focused on the EPUB format and working directly with the underlying XHTML and CSS. Not everyone wants or needs this level of control over the layout of their book. Often times a book only needs basic formatting such as headings, bold, and italic. There […]

Back to work on calibre

I’ve become active in contributing to calibre again. So far I’ve been focusing on fixing issues related to the output formats I maintain. I’ve been focusing on FB2 and TXT output at the moment. With FB2 output my goals were to fix as many bugs with it as possible and to produce 100% valid output. […]

Niw Markdown Editor

For the past three weeks I’ve been working on an editor for working with plain text files and making it easy to add markdown syntax to them. My main goal is to make it easier to format the large number of ebooks I have. Almost all of them are plain text files. It’s a python […]