A CFFI binding for Hoedown, a markdown parsing library.

c, cffi, hoedown, markdown, python
pip install misaka==2.1.1



A CFFI binding for Hoedown (version 3), a markdown parsing library.

Documentation can be found at: http://misaka.61924.nl/

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Misaka has been tested on CPython 2.7, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8 and PyPy 2.7 and 3.5. It needs CFFI 1.12.0 or newer, because of this it will not work on PyPy 2.5 and older.

With pip:

pip install misaka

Or manually:

python setup.py install


Very simple example:

import misaka as m
print m.html('some other text')


from misaka import Markdown, HtmlRenderer

rndr = HtmlRenderer()
md = Markdown(rndr)

print(md('some text'))

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