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Styling Jekyll language specific code blocks

Published by Michael Rose 2 min read
Interesting styling possibilities with syntax highlighted code blocks.

Accessing static files in Jekyll

Published by Michael Rose 4 min read
Learn how to use static files with Jekyll to create a gallery of images automatically without a plugin.

HTML inside Kramdown table cells

Published by Michael Rose 2 min read

The question of how to write a list inside of a table cell with Kramdown recently came up in a thread on Jekyll Talk — prompting me to look…

Oil pastels are not pencils

Published by Michael Rose 1 min read
Not to overstate the obvious here, but oil pastels do not behave like colored pencils...

CSS blur effect

Published by Michael Rose 1 min read

Playing with the new Depth Effect (aka fauxkeh) on my iPhone 7 Plus got me thinking about Gaussian blurs, and how to improve their use on…

Using SSI to detect cookies

Published by Michael Rose 3 min read
In my never ending quest to micro-optimize the hell out of my site, I ran into a snag when trying to use SSI directives to improve the loading of critical CSS and cached stylesheets.

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