LaTeX formulas in this blog

I write my blog posts in Markdown. Every now and then, I want to include maths formulas (since I'm a mathematician/computer scientist), but Markdown doesn't support displaying maths out of the box. So I have to help myself out differently.

All of the options listed below require sending the LaTeX code to a webservice, which then returns an image with the rendered formula.


Found on, this service needs


The variant using QuickLaTeX needs a bit more work in order to use it, but I worked around that using some simple python foo. Here you

I don't really know if that works well when a formula hasn't been rendered for a long time, since they are saved on the remote server (I guess?), but we'll see.