tek, thinks & la strada ☯ॐ☢ csmr@kapsi

Nanoc 4.3.7 almost at my reach

Dunno why I thought a "site generator" would create navis or indices of the pages created – I must be crazy!

Ok so I want a simple blog/publishing thing. I know I want the site in different sections, with bunch of writing and media.

I chose nanoc 'cause the gem installs on kapsi. Well it seems proper, I have base site together. The documentation is somewhat good but omits the important recommendation to use bundler - or the gems you use with the site generator need to be managed manually.

Nanoc does not generate navigation-menus, site-index or other menus or list of the content you have created by default anywhere. It comes with some "blogging"-helpers.

Ok, now I want to learn more. Such is life, more hours have passed me by.

Futu-styled Layout CSS

Ok this what I do best, and all of the layout and styles here done in first couple of hours – no design or wireframes, just CSS code – love it or leave it! ❤❤❤ I like text-editors and terminals and it shows here.

Styles for header, titles, and code sections created! Using the finest HTML5 document structure and tags, no animals were harmed.

Hand-made in Helsinki!❤❤

Yet more things todo

To have nanoc rsync the outputted site, edit target in nanoc.yml and simply $ nanoc deploy.


  • Correct publish/deploy -strategy for nanoc.
  • A sidemenu generated from available content, by site-section and by tag blogging helpers https://github.com/nanoc/nanoc/blob/master/lib/nanoc/helpers/blogging.rb
  • Replace the currect koti.kapsi.fi/csmr -frontpage with this.
  • Start using nanoc with bundler https://www.netlify.com/blog/2016/03/08/a-step-by-step-guide-nanoc-on-netlify/
  • Animated cursor types title on page loaded. http://blog.carbonfive.com/2015/01/07/vintage-terminal-effect-in-css3/
  • Tags for content type
  • Published -timestamp in page footer
  • and http://nanoc.ws/doc/reference/helpers/#blogging
  • A sitemap https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/nanoc/UxEAx25IPQA
  • Automagically share NEW posts to SoMe

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