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I made a browser extension that automatically applies themes on websites generated with mdBook.
2 projects | reddit.com/r/rust | 30 Jan 2023
I personally had the frustration that websites generated with [mdBook](https://github.com/rust-lang/mdBook) always displayed me the "Navy" theme. But I prefer the "Ayu" theme, therefore I always set the theme to "Ayu". But doing things per hand is not the way we do stuff around here, so I decided to write a small browser extension that applies the themes for me.
Are books underrated as a source for learning?
4 projects | reddit.com/r/learnprogramming | 28 Jan 2023
It's mdBook which is made in Rust and popular with Rust content https://rust-lang.github.io/mdBook/
Self-hosted/opensource Help Center / CMS?
3 projects | reddit.com/r/selfhosted | 23 Jan 2023
mdbook PDF generator with (optionally) no dependencies
2 projects | reddit.com/r/rust | 8 Jan 2023
I made a PDF generator for mdbook called mdbook-compress.
How to improve documentation / technical writing skills?
3 projects | reddit.com/r/ExperiencedDevs | 7 Jan 2023
This makes me think, maybe I'll start using mdBook. I find it really comfortable to read and it's probably not too complicated to use.
Anyone use Git for writing projects?
4 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 3 Jan 2023
I sync Obsidian with Git and use pandoc for book / ebook generation (or Foam with Visual Code might work too).
Scrivener can synchronise with Git too - albeit indirectly (it sync's with a folder & I use a simple script to keep it up to date)
If you need to organise research you can sync Wiki.js with Git.
However, Gitbook or mdBook might be easier to use for a single book project.
Wiki or a static website for homelab description
3 projects | reddit.com/r/homelab | 29 Dec 2022
Name a program that doesn't get enough love!
67 projects | reddit.com/r/linux | 29 Dec 2022
+1 for Pandoc. I'll also add mdBook as an alternate for markdown to web version of ebooks (especially for search and themes).
What’s the prettiest yet most lightweight self-hosted wiki service out there?
8 projects | reddit.com/r/selfhosted | 25 Dec 2022
I also don't mind using a Markdown editor + static site generator like mdBook - BookStack is where I'd have gone if I wanted something else
New Rust course by Android: Comprehensive Rust 🦀
7 projects | reddit.com/r/rust | 21 Dec 2022
All credit goes to the mdbook people for this! I'm using it to turn Markdown text into HTML, complete with interactive playgrounds and all :-)
Books.jl: Create Books with Julia
5 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 1 Nov 2021
If you can pre-build the index, Lunr seems to work well, but it doesn't support Chinese. R/bookdown switched for these reasons recently to fuse.js.
There is discussion of some of the other options and their tradeoffs here:
I self-published a paperback and eBook using LaTeX and Pandoc
4 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 9 Mar 2021
Did you try bookdown?
What are some alternatives?
gitbook - 📝 Modern documentation format and toolchain using Git and Markdown
Wiki.js - Wiki.js | A modern and powerful wiki app built on Node.js
MkDocs - Project documentation with Markdown.
nomicon - The Dark Arts of Advanced and Unsafe Rust Programming
notty - A new kind of terminal
iota - A terminal-based text editor written in Rust
funzzy - Yet another fancy watcher. (Rust)
rust-playground - The Rust Playground
codebraid - Live code in Pandoc Markdown
obsidian-releases - Community plugins list, theme list, and releases of Obsidian.
woodpecker - Drill is an HTTP load testing application written in Rust