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Description

(hiatus) Raven is a minimal, distraction-free text editor with good typography.

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Raven

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"Why is a raven like a writing desk?" Like Poe, you might write on both.

Raven is a minimal, distraction-free text editor with good typography.

Raven screenshot

NOTE

This project is still in REALLY EARLY STAGES of development. While it's usable, most of the features are not implemented, and it might just break and eat all your novel DON'T YA DARE TRUST IT YA HEAR.

Getting Started

  1. Download the right distribution for your platform:
 *  __Linux__: [32 bit][linux-32] / [64 bit][linux-64]
 *  [__Windows__][win]
 *  [__Mac OS X__][mac]
  1. Unzip it wherever you want the application to be;
  2. Double click the
    Raven
    /
    Raven.exe
    /
    Raven.app
    file;
  3. Select the folder where you want to store your novels;
  4. Create a new novel, and start writing.

Building

You'll need Node Webkit, Node,

Make
and other *NIX tools (like
cat
) installed. Once you do, just run the following commands:
$ git clone git://github.com/robotlolita/raven
$ cd raven
$ npm install

To run it under recent Linux distributions (Ubuntu 13.04+, Fedora 18+, Arch, Gentoo, etc) you'll need the following to run Raven:

$ make run-linux

On all other platforms, you'll need the following to run Raven:

$ make run

Raven is MIT licensed

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