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Accessing static files in Jekyll

Published by Michael Rose 4 min read

While investigating ways of using static files with Jekyll for a site prototype I was building, I learned that site.static_files was a thing. What is it and…

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.

How I'm using Jekyll in 2016

Published by Michael Rose 32 min read
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.