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You can give StackEdit a try. It has a nice integration with Google Drive. Once you import/export a Markdown document from/to Google Drive, you can open it later directly from Google Drive since StackEdit is integrated as a third party editor/viewer application. You can find StackEdit as a Chrome application as well on the Web Store.
You say you're a programmer, so this answer assumes you'd be comfortable with a little "roll your own" approach. Google drive supports scripts: http://www.google.com/script/start/ So, you could create a little Showdown viewer that you point to your markdown files (as URLs).
Download and install the Google Drive software. It's for Windows and Mac at the moment, a version for Linux is in the making. The software will create a folder on your computer that syncs with Google Drive. If you open a file in it, it will be opened in the appropriate installed program. Google Drive documents that you open will open in the browser. This ...
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