Tag: site
Sunday, 01 January 2012
Hello World
Hello world! Again. Keeping with the tradition of writing more blog engines than blog posts, I now have _two_ new blog engines. I began writing a static blog site generated from source markup using shell scripts, but then I discovered "jekyl":http://jekyllrb.com/ and "hyde":https://github.com/hyde/hyde. I decided to go with jekyll. All of my old blog links should still work, but now it is easier for me to write new blog posts (go vim!).
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Monday, 13 September 2010
If you hadn't noticed, the background on this site changes every time you load the page. While I've had the background collection for some time -- since high school actually -- I had forgotten that some of the backgrounds actually came from one of my friends, and I did not attribute this fact. I would like to fix this, especially since he made the cool images himself in gimp and has graciously let me continue using them. Take a look at his "high school site":http://www.tjhsst.edu/~jboning/, where he has some more cool artwork in a changing background. You'll also notice that his loading mechanism is more efficient than mine.
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Thursday, 19 August 2010
New Blog Engine
I haven't updated this blog in awhile, and this is partly due to the fact that I disliked the blog engine I was using, Serendipity. It's not that Serendipity is bad, but rather that it simply tries to do too much. It is too flexible, at least for what I needed it for, but yet some things that I consider core features did not work properly. The biggest issue I had was combining markup and code syntax highlighting (geshi). In addition, once I had written a post and it looked good in the preview interface, the published version always differed in some way.
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Wednesday, 12 May 2010
Hello World
Hello and welcome to my blog.
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