Updates to this site have been few and far between. Expect bursts of activity, followed by long, hollow silences.

Weeeelll, a few things this month.

  • Added a few more classic pages, focussing on a couple with images to get bits in there.
  • Worked with my host, Pair, on moving this Grav installation PHP version from 5.6.36 to 7.1.18. It was easy to do and perhaps it is a little quicker. Mainly though it sets me...

Not so much this month on here; some more pages in classic, a basic update to my laptop setup since a new Ubuntu LTS came out.

I've mainly been working on another basic Grav installation for a friend which we'll hopefully cut over from his old site in the next week or two. It's looking a lot bette...

Added more content to Classic and started working on getting a structured menu system in Twig implemented. Basic one is in there.

As mentioned, I've been moving bits about, but it would seem I'll be sticking with Grav for a little while, and I've moved the new content to this platform, and since I converted most of BrightBlack classic over to MarkDown, implementing it on this should be relatively simple. Who knows. I've als...

It's looks like the good old days of lightly touching on CMSs and then moving on before getting to know them are back! Actually, I have been getting a bit more into Grav, which is a flat-file CMS which I think might suit my friend for his simple school website, as it has an online editor, but no...

Much of the old Classic content is now in MarkDown format, thanks to the PanDoc tool and a bit of fiddling. This means I can target it more easily to static tools which is a good thing, since I've been looking more at Nikola than Pelican lately. Why not leave it in HTML? Good question. Mainly...

Continuing to make updates on the classic site with the Pelican static site generator and the pandoc converter - about 65% done.

Continuing to make updates on the classic site with the Pelican static site generator - 40% done.

Continuing to make updates on the classic site with the Pelican static site generator.

  • Decided not to hand craft things into HTML but instead to use the Pelican static site generator to create Brightblack Classic.
  • Minor code updates.