Kerby's Koney Island, via foursquare
“Skrakt” - D'Arcangelo
from D'Arcangelo (Rephlex CAT039 reissue)
Individual posts are edited in Markdown format, using the MacDown editor on a Macintosh. They are translated to HTML via a shell script that does some reformatting and vets the output using Tidy. Images are edited, when necessary, using Acorn and NetPBM. Autodesk Graphic is used for vector graphics.
Most of the not-quite dynamic sidebar content is produced by really small Python scripts running from cron, generating tiny HTML fragments that are transcluded into the pages at rendertime. This allows the flexibility of dynamic page generation with the benefits of static performance. More discussion of this technique here.
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I suspect there aren’t a lot of ‘softies reading this blog, but just in case, I’ll be working in the Bellevue/Redmond area next week, so if you feel like showing a Machead around town (I’ll buy the beer!), drop me a line, marmoset at gmail…
As President I have to go vacuum my coin collection!