Creating Pelican Extensions

Quick notes for future projects…

Pelican Plugins Repo

Pelican Plugins is a little bit of a mess. Some of the plugins are setup/expected to be installed via pip. This is contrary to the suggestion to git clone the repo and change the PYTHON PATH.

If you’re using the …

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Website Dev Environment Setup

Setting up a local Website Dev Environment

git clone https://github.com/MakeItZone/makeitzone.github.io-source.git
cd makeitzone.github.io-source.git
git submodule update --init --recursive
virtualenv -p python3.6 .
source bin/activate
./setup.sh

You should now be able locally edit and preview.

First, activate the virtualenv:

cd …
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Website Updates- the Getting Serious Edition

Right now the website is a pain to update, and definitely not beginner friendly.

So as they say on Futurama, time to kick it up a notch!

Goals

For Collaborators

  • Continuous Integration (automatically update the published website when the source is updated)
  • Simplify deployment
  • make online editing possible

For Business …

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(Initial) Notes on This Website

Update: These are the original notes; look for newer articles to see how things have changed.

Introduction

Wondering how this website has been put together? Or why certain things are as they are? Then this is the article for you!

Like any project, it’s good to be clear on …

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