Alternatives: showdown, remarkable, turndown
v4.0.0(5 months ago)
Alternatives: remark, marked, markdown-it
Marked is more popular and widely used than Micromark. It has been around for longer and has a larger user base.
Size and Performance
Micromark is designed to be a lightweight and fast markdown parser. It focuses on minimalism and performance, resulting in a smaller package size compared to Marked. Micromark is optimized for speed and can be more efficient in parsing markdown documents.
Marked is a feature-rich markdown parser that provides support for various extensions, customization options, and plugins. It offers a wide range of features such as syntax highlighting, GitHub-style task lists, and table of contents generation. Micromark, on the other hand, aims to provide a minimalistic core and focus mainly on parsing markdown syntax without extensive additional features.
Both Marked and Micromark are flexible and can be used in different environments, including Node.js and browsers. However, Marked has a larger ecosystem and more community plugins and integrations available, making it more versatile and suitable for a wider range of use cases.
Both packages are actively maintained, with regular updates and bug fixes. Marked has a larger community and more contributors, which often results in faster resolutions for issues and better long-term support. Micromark is also well-maintained, but its smaller size and narrower scope may result in a slower pace of development and fewer updates compared to Marked.