TIL

Short hand for Today I Learned (TIL). An archive of learnings captured for educational purposes and posterity.

Styling language specific code blocks with Jekyll

Interesting styling possibilities with Kramdown syntax highlighted code blocks in Jekyll.
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Accessing static files in Jekyll

Learn how to use static files with Jekyll to create a gallery of images automatically without a plugin.
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HTML inside Kramdown table cells with Jekyll

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…

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Oil pastels are not pencils

Not to overstate the obvious here, but oil pastels do not behave like colored pencils...
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CSS blur effect

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…

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Using SSI to detect cookies

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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