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Slide menu

You may have noticed. Or quite possibly, not. I won’t hold it against you; it is a bit nerdy. The thing is, I’ve revamped my blog so that the “ancillary” stuff is now hidden behind a “hamburger menu” over there on the left. Click the icon (it’s known in the trade as a “hamburger”) – or, if you are on a tablet or phone, touch it – and the extra stuff about me, the site, and other information slides in, pushing the normal blog content over to the right. This is my first tentative step to being “ responsive...

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Using server-side MarkDown for comments

Nearly four years ago now, I “implemented” MarkDown for the comments here on my blog. At the time, Graffiti CMS (the blog engine I use) was being fairly regularly updated and I didn’t want to change my server-side code unnecessarily. I’d already run into merge issues in the past with new fixes from the CodePlex repository . Wrong Way - Not An Exit Why the air-quotes for “implemented”? Because I had decided to do this via JavaScript in the browser. Essentially if you opened a blog post, the code would...

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