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Syntax highlighting for MTML on GitHub

By Charlie Gorichanaz
Posted April 24, 2014, in News.

Many developers in our community use the popular collaborative coding service GitHub to host and share Movable Type projects.

Often the file extension of choice for template code is .mtml, but such files on GitHub were not blessed with special syntax highlighting. A potential workaround would be to use a different extension, such as .html or .xml instead. Still, many thousands of files on GitHub use the Movable Type Markup Language extension.

Now you can get the best of both worlds!

Starting this week, GitHub recognizes .mtml files as Movable Type Markup Language. You can therefore use the friendly .mtml file extension and also get nicely colored pages on GitHub. Enjoy!

MTML syntax highlighting on GitHub

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3 Comments

Manuel Edburg

Manuel Edburg on April 29, 2014, 1:32 a.m. Reply

Thank you for the update

jhonstephen85

jhonstephen85 on April 30, 2014, 2:41 p.m. Reply

Much appreciated your work thanks for updates

Subham

Subham on May 5, 2014, 2:41 p.m. Reply

Thanks a lot for the update

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Charlie Gorichanaz

Charlie joined Six Apart as a Japan based product manager for Movable Type in February 2014 after spending two years as a developer for 601am. Previously he was the web director of The Badger Herald while studying biochemistry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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