Notes about this website. See also: Colophon



A python script replaced the nanoc setup on Aug 31, 2019

nanoc – Aug 31, 2018 to Aug 31, 2019

sudo apt install libsass-dev sassc ruby-dev
sudo gem install bundler

bundler install --path bundle/vendor

Old Hakyll build steps

This site ~~uses~~ used Hakyll to compile markdown files to HTML using pandoc.

Steps (TBD:document):


Consider Paul Graham’s index page. While his front page is minimal, the site contains many, self-contained, indpendent pages. Eg: 1974 Porsche 911 Models. Currently, I’m writing all pages (only under / directory) into allpages.xml. However, this can be presented better. Perhaps multi column or even multi page pagination?

this and this are a nice look for long form articles.

“The landing page of is now 99 kb gzipped in a single HTTP request. It contains sixteen images and one font. Greetings. The titles are all SVGs automatically traced from generated bitmaps.”via.

That is a nifty way to generate title images that are scalable.