Lessons learned from building, optimizing, and deploying a huge static site powered by everyone’s favorite SSG — Jekyll.
A collection of thoughts, inspiration, mistakes, and other long-form minutia I’ve written. For smaller, more regular tidbits — peruse the notes section.
Using Staticman to add threaded comments and reply notifications to a static-based Jekyll site.
Integrating a static-based commenting system into Jekyll with the help of Staticman and ditching Disqus in the process.
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.
Convincing myself that I need an iPad Pro and Apple Pencil to fulfill all my digital illustration needs.
How I used collections with Jekyll to build a style guide and pattern library for Made Mistakes.
A look back at two years of drawing over 800 portraits using an iPad and Paper for iOS.
Migrating Made Mistakes from a Wordpress powered website back to its static file roots using Jekyll CMS free.
A lengthy review of Animal Crossing City Folk for the Nintendo Wii, some things never change.
Faulty logic boards, ambient sensors, and displays oh my!