Full colorization for Markdown syntax.
Web Essentials ships with a Markdown editor.
GitHub's embedded language feature is fully supported by the
See a side-by-side preview window of the rendered HTML.
Right-click any Markdown file and select Compile Markdown to HTML. This will generate a .html file nested under the Markdown file and it will stay in sync as the Markdown file changes.
You can add a solution specific Stylesheet to control the styles of the preview window.
You can add a solution specific Stylesheet or HTML Template to control the styles of the preview window. Simply add a solution item with the name WE-Markdown.css for a custom stylesheet or WE-Markdown.html for a custom HTML template. A sample html template can be found here.
You can also set a global stylesheet or HTML template right from the web essentials options pane.