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PowerShell function to convert Markdown to HTML via Github API
<#
.SYNOPSIS
Converts Markdown formatted text to HTML.
.DESCRIPTION
Converts Markdown formatted text to HTML using the Github API. Output is "flavored" depending on
the chosen mode. The default output flavor is 'Markdown' and includes Syntax highlighting and
Github stylesheets.
Based on the Ruby version by Brett Terpstra:
http://brettterpstra.com/easy-command-line-github-flavored-markdown/
About Markdown: http://daringfireball.net/projects/markdown/
.EXAMPLE
ConvertFrom-Markdown -InputObject (Get-Content .\README.md -Raw)
.EXAMPLE
Get-Content .\README.md -Raw | ConvertFrom-Markdown | clip.exe
.EXAMPLE
dir *.md | % {gc $_ -Raw | ConvertFrom-Markdown | Out-File -FilePath "$($_.Name.TrimEnd(".md")).html"}
#>
function ConvertFrom-Markdown {
[CmdletBinding()]
Param(
[Parameter(
Mandatory=$true,
ValueFromPipeline=$true,
Position=0)]
[PSObject[]]$InputObject
)
Begin {
$URL = "https://api.github.com/markdown"
}
Process {
Foreach ($item in $InputObject) {
$object = New-Object -TypeName psobject
$object | Add-Member -MemberType NoteProperty -Name 'text' -Value ($item | Out-String)
$object | Add-Member -MemberType NoteProperty -Name 'mode' -Value 'markdown'
$response = Invoke-WebRequest -Method Post -Uri $url -Body ($object | ConvertTo-Json)
if ($response.StatusCode -eq "200") {
$HtmlOutput = @"
<!DOCTYPE HTML>
<html lang="en-US">
<head>
<meta charset="UTF-8">
<title></title>
<style>
html,body{color:black}*{margin:0;padding:0}body{font:13.34px helvetica,arial,freesans,clean,sans-serif;-webkit-font-smoothing:subpixel-antialiased;line-height:1.4;padding:3px;background:#fff;border-radius:3px;-moz-border-radius:3px;-webkit-border-radius:3px}p{margin:1em 0}a{color:#4183c4;text-decoration:none}#wrapper{background-color:#fff;padding:30px;font-size:14px;line-height:1.6;width:900px;margin:15px auto;}@media screen{#wrapper{box-shadow:0 0 0 1px #cacaca,0 0 0 4px #eee}}#wrapper>*:first-child{margin-top:0!important}#wrapper>*:last-child{margin-bottom:0!important}h1,h2,h3,h4,h5,h6{margin:20px 0 10px;padding:0;font-weight:bold;-webkit-font-smoothing:subpixel-antialiased;cursor:text}h1{font-size:28px;color:#000}h2{font-size:24px;border-bottom:1px solid #ccc;color:#000}h3{font-size:18px;color:#333}h4{font-size:16px;color:#333}h5{font-size:14px;color:#333}h6{color:#777;font-size:14px}p,blockquote,ul,ol,dl,table,pre{margin:15px 0}ul,ol{padding-left:30px}hr{background:transparent url(data:image/png;base64,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) 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</style>
</head>
<body>
<div id="wrapper">
$($response.Content)
</div>
</body>
</html>
"@
Write-Output $HtmlOutput
}
else { "Error: $($response.StatusCode)" }
}
}
End {
#$objects.count
}
}
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@cubanx cubanx commented Jul 25, 2015

This was great, used the relevant bits easily, thank you!

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