Alternatives: showdown, remarkable, turndown
v2.1.0(over 1 year ago)
Alternatives: marked, remarkable, markdown-it
Both Marked and Showdown provide similar features for parsing and converting Markdown into HTML. They support common Markdown syntax, including headings, lists, code blocks, tables, and links. Marked has some additional features such as GitHub-flavored Markdown support and customizable rendering options.
In terms of performance, Marked is known to be faster and more efficient than Showdown. It is optimized for speed and can handle large Markdown files more effectively. Showdown, while still performant, may experience slower parsing speeds on larger documents.
Both packages offer flexibility in terms of configuration and customization. Marked provides a wide range of options to customize the rendering output, such as adding custom CSS classes and modifying the rendering behavior. Showdown also allows configuration options but may have slightly fewer customization options compared to Marked.
Both Marked and Showdown have comprehensive documentation and examples that cover most of the functionalities and use cases. Marked's documentation is more extensive and provides detailed explanations of various options and features. Showdown's documentation is also well-maintained but may have slightly fewer examples and explanations compared to Marked.