Tangling Markdown (Literate Programming)
I want to experiment with tangling my Markdown files into code and configuration files.
I'm experimenting with the md-tangle Python project.
First, I made sure I had
pip installed, by installing pip with Homebrew.
Next, I installed
python3 -m pip install md-tangle
Next, I verified that
md-tangle is in my
PATH by running
which md-tangle in the Terminal. If this was successful, it will show me a path to
Now that I have
md-tangle installed, I can create a new Markdown file in Obsidian.
I'll create a directory in my vault called
42 - Dotfiles, where all of my dotfile Markdown source will live. In that directory, I'll create my first file for my custom Obsidian CSS snippets, called Obsidian Styles.
Once I've done that, I start writing out my documentation for my styles. I write the documentation and then I write a code snippet in a code fence.Share on Twitter