Articles

A collection of thoughts, inspiration, mistakes, and other long-form minutia I’ve written. For smaller, more regular tidbits — peruse the notes section.

How I’m using Jekyll in 2017

How I'm using Jekyll in 2017

Lessons learned from building, optimizing, and deploying a huge static site powered by everyone’s favorite SSG — Jekyll.

Going static part 2: static comments

Going static part 2: static comments

Integrating a static-based commenting system into Jekyll with the help of Staticman and ditching Disqus in the process.

How I’m using Jekyll in 2016

How I'm using Jekyll in 2016

A brain dump documenting my approach to using Jekyll, how that’s evolved over the years, and web development learnings I’ve picked up along the way.

The path to iPad Pro

The path to iPad Pro

Convincing myself that I need an iPad Pro and Apple Pencil to fulfill all my digital illustration needs.

PaperFaces retrospective

PaperFaces retrospective

A look back at two years of drawing over 800 portraits using an iPad and Paper for iOS.