One of the neat things about playing with modern static site generators is that so much of the web development community who use SSGs for performance reasons also think about things like image optimization and overall site performance and overhead. It’s through my experiments with Eleventy that I learned about modern image optimization techniques and the img srcset and picture tags. …
Today I made a very rough video showing my Drafts blog post publishing shortcut for a new friend on Twitter who will soon be in need of a mobile only blogging workflow. I’m not sure he wants the world to know who he is and where he’ll be for an extended duration, so I won’t reveal that here. However, I’ll happily link to his blog if he’s ok with it. All I can say is his future endeavor looks amazing!
Anyway, in the spirit of mostly closing out this chapter of my series on blogging using Drafts, Shortcuts, and Working Copy (and at one point Scriptable), I thought I’d link to my video here. It’s not great and I am a little under the weather, so expect some monotone and mumbling. I’ll make a better version in the future, but I can only say thanks for the nudge to get me to make one at all! …
I love you, dear reader, but you could be forgiven for thinking I don’t even know that you exist. You could even be forgiven for thinking I don’t even know my own website exists. Because, yes, to answer my own question, this site is languishing.
It’s not just about my ever-shifting focus on what makes me happy though. When I created this site in Hugo, I was wildly non-conversant in how it and static site generators in general allow for incredible flexibility. …
More things I said recently:
- December 11, 2021 4 Nubs
- November 23, 2021 Taking it to Eleventy
- August 26, 2021 Some Updates – Drafts, Shortcuts, Scriptable, and Working Copy – A Workflow Story, Part 4
- August 9, 2021 Drafts, Shortcuts, Scriptable, and Working Copy – A Workflow Story, Part 3
- July 28, 2021 Drafts, Shortcuts, and Scriptable – A Workflow Story, Part 2
- Entirety of History The complete blog (everything I've written)