Plain text is worth it

Posted on January 07, 2018 • 2 min read

hledger is one of my favorite pieces of software. Written in haskell, it allows you to balance your books by recording transactions in a simple plain text format, which looks like this:

2018/01/01 Supermarket
    Expenses:Groceries           $45
    Assets:Cash                 $-45

Expenses go up, assets go down, balance is …

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Make a blog

Posted on December 22, 2017 • 1 min read

In late December 2017, I went down the rabbit hole of investigating static site generators in general, and markdown blog generators specifically.

Write some markdown

There are an absurd number of good candidates at this point, but eventually I settled on Pelican, mostly because I miss writing Python from time …

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