Markx is a Markdown editor for scientific writing.
Markdown has recently become popular among academics as a way to produce scientific documents. When paired with document conversion engines such as `pandoc`, it provides an easy and powerful way to write. We decided to build Markx to make markdown writing a collaborative effort that could be hosted as web service. For additional discussion, see these blog posts:
Markdown and the future of collaborative academic writing
Thoughts on a pre-print server
How to ditch Word.
BIB_FILEwith the path to your BibTeX
.bibfile, or create
config.pyfile with the
key-value BIB_FILE = /path/to/bib/file.
python server.pyand opening your browser at