My personal website is generated from Markdown using Jekyll and GitHub Pages, which takes a Git repository and feeds it into a static site generator. This approach has numerous advantages which make management and maintenance of this site cheap and simple, but it also has limitations compared to other blogging platforms, especially in terms of post creation. To overcome this shortcoming and facilitate quick posts from my phone, I automated the process of posting using a combination of Workflow.app(App Store Link [Free]) and Working Copy.app(App Store Link [$14.99]).

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In order to publish a post using Jekyll:

  • A Markdown (or Textile or HTML) file is created in a _posts

About

Christopher Bonhage

I am interested in technology, programming, tinkering, and hacking. I have worked for Apple, Inc. building software in JavaScript, Objective-C, and Erlang.

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