After 5 years away, I return to the ocean.
Updating my version of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) reference style for use with the reference manager in Microsoft Word 2013 and 2016.
Photosorter is a little Python script to keep my photos from Dropbox organized.
It watches a source directory for modifications and moves new image files to a target directory depending on when the photo was taken, using EXIF data and creation date as a fallback. There is also an option to move existing photos.
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…and static site generators more generally.
This is a summary of a presentation on Pelican I presented on May 9, 2016. It covers some of the building blocks of Pelican, and then provides several examples of Pelican in use.
As a personal note, this presentation follows my own path of learning and growth with these technologies. I should note that I’m not a programmer or a web developer by trade; that everything I’ve done with Pelican has been as a part of another job or for personal projects. I hope to show you very practical applications of Pelican, rather than theoretical projects.
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Image Process is a plugin for Pelican, a static site generator written in Python.
Image Process let you automate the processing of images based on their class attribute. Use this plugin to minimize the overall page weight and to save you a trip to Gimp or Photoshop each time you include an image in your post.
Image Process also makes it easy to create responsive images using the new HTML5
srcset attribute and
<picture> tag. It does this by generating multiple derivative images from one or more sources.
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Post Stats is a plugin for Pelican, a static site generator written in Python.
Post Stats calculates various statistics about a post and store them in an article.stats dictionary:
Optimize Images is a plugin for Pelican, a static site generator written in Python.