Having just brought a Google Home, I’ve quickly realised that, although Google are supposedly fairly open about allowing people to develop for it, there are still far too many limitations. To try and get round these, I’ve been looking at automation tools. In this article, I will list some of the key tools and their strengths and weaknesses.
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A somewhat random collection of code for Hugo so that I don’t have to keep looking things up all over the Internet.
Many of us spend most of our work time in a few applications such as Outlook (email) and a web browser. This example macro for Microsoft Outlook will let you add a button to the Outlook Ribbon that will open a specific website URL.
Outlook has a custom URL protocol that allows interaction with different elements such as folders, mail and calendar items and contacts, Since Outlook 2007, this has been restricted for use only within Outlook itself but there are some tremendous opportunities for use from simple web systems. This post explains how to turn it on, even for Outlook 2013 (Office 365 version). It also gives pointers to other articles on how to use the protocol.
If you want to generate a table of contents list (toc) for a markdown file, you can use the native Kramdown feature.
Example code to add to every page as a footer to enable the Disqus comments service.
A comprehensive list of filters available to modify/format Jekyll variables.
This is a list of
tags that can be used in Jekyll.
Some reference sites and links for Jekyll and Liquid.
The following code automatically generates a list of pages that exist in a given folder.
The following code automatically generates a list of collection documents.
It assumes that the collection uses
output: true and optionally includes a collection title and description defined in the
_config.yml configuration file.
While sites generated using GitHub pages can use Jekyll to enhance them, there are some limitations and, it seems, a number of problems.
These are the default attributes (variables) that you get with each part of the Jekyll domain.