CName Plugin 1.2.1 for Pelican Released

Writing these posts about the new releases is often a little funny because the changes made are often so small that they don’t really feel worthy of their own post, but collectively, they start adding up. So this post actually covers five releases combined: 1.0.3, 1.0.4, 1.1.0, 1.2.0, 1.2.1.

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PhotoSorter Python script 2.1.0 Released

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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Image Process Plugin 1.1.3 for Pelican Released

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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Seafoam 2.0.4 Pelican Theme Released

Version 2.0.4 of Seafoam has been released.

Seafoam is the Pelican theme I use for this site, but published to PyPI in the hope that it will be useful to others.

This release changes the name of the project to seafoam from the unwieldy minchin.pelican.themes.minchindotca. It also add support for the Pelican Comment System, removes the need to define Jinja2 filters in your configuration file, updates to Font Awesome v4.7, and several design fixes as well. Code is updated to work with Pelican v3.7 and Jinja v2.9.

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Colourettu 2.0.0 for Python Released

Version 2.0.0 of Colourettu has been released.

Colourettu is a Python library I’ve written for dealing with colours and “palettes” (groups of colours).

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