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  • Last Edit: October 03, 2020

Markdown Notes is one of the FoamFoam
Foam is a personal knowledge management and sharing system inspired by Roam ResearchRoam Research
“A note-taking tool for networked thought. As easy to use as a document. As powerful as a graph database. Roam helps you organize your research for the long haul.”
website: https://roamresearch.com/
, built on Visual Studio Code and GitHub.
You can use Foam for organising your research, keeping re-discoverable notes, writing long-form content and, optionally, publishing it to the web.
Foam is free, open source, and extremely extensible to suit your personal workflow. You own the information you create with Foam, and you’re free to share it, and collaborate on it with anyone you want.
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recommended extensions for VSCode.

For reference, my settings. These are kept in .vscode/settings.json.

  "vscodeMarkdownNotes.newNoteDirectory": "_notes",
  "vscodeMarkdownNotes.newNoteTemplate": "---\ntitle: ${noteName}\n---\n"

Which results in front matter being created that looks like:

---
title: Full Note Name
---