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Thomas Rigby
Thomas Rigby

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Write Jira-flavoured Markdown the easy way!

Like a lot of developers, I like to write in Markdown. Also, like a lot of developers, I use Jira a lot. The trouble is that Jira's Markdown is different to the Markdown I'm used to using.

For example, when I want to indicate a Heading using Markdown, I use the # symbol.

  ## Heading 2
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If I'm adding text to Jira, the way to write the same heading is…

  h2. Heading 2
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I'm a lazy person, as all devs should be, so I don't want to learn two different flavours of Markdown.

transnano to the rescue!

I spend almost all of my day in VS Code and there's an extension that does exactly what I want: Markdown to confluence for VSCode Extension.

Now I can write my Jira ticket descriptions in the flavour of Markdown I'm most familiar with and use this extension to convert it into the flavour that Jira and Confluence understands.

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