Pelican Setup

Posted on Thu 24 August 2017 in Random • Tagged with setup

Install Pelican:

sudo -H pip install pelican Markdown typogrify

Install Pelican themes

git clone --recursive
sudo /usr/local/bin/pelican-themes --install pelican-themes/Flex
sudo chmod 755 /usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/pelican/themes/Flex

Install Pelican plugins

git clone …

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In search of the perfect blogging platform

Posted on Wed 23 July 2014 in Random • Tagged with musings, misc

What makes a good blogging platform?

Leaving the tech details, feature lists and other bells and whistles aside, a good blogging platform’s primary aim is twofold:

  1. Make blogging enjoyable. Entice the blogger into writing more articles.
  2. Make reading enjoyable. The output of the blogging platform should be easy to …

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New Year Resolutions and Nostalgia

Posted on Tue 01 January 2013 in Random • Tagged with new year resolutions, nostalgia

I was going through this link today when I could not help but feel an overwhelming sense of sadness and incompleteness.

I will be graduating in May, 2013 from the Indian Institute of Technology, Varanasi. The best 4 years of my life already behind me. As I was going through …

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