Dear Apple,

You Need To Update Your iOS Keyboards

It’s starting to look as if hand-coding blogs and web pages is a thing of the past. HTML is out, and Markdown is in. It’s a lot faster and, therefore, more efficient to write in Markdown, which can then be output to HTML. Which is a Good Thing (as Christopher Robin would say), because most web hosts demand that your pages be created in HTML.

But here’s the thing: Much of the symbols required to code in Markdown — *, #, and the like — are buried 2 keyboard levels down. In order to remain relevant, could you please put…

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Robyn Sinéad Sheppard

Robyn Sinéad Sheppard

I used to be disgusted; now I'm just amused. In 5 years of being in the Medium Partner Program, I've made all of $22.47. But I still persist.