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Managing references in Jekyll
Recently, I wanted to make Jekyll create a references list ala Wikipedia; so I built one. It was actually easier than I thought it would be, though I'm still not 100% happy with the syntax.

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Pre-combining assets with Jekyll
I recently made a switch on this site to use combined assets (javascript / css files) on this blog. Jekyll Asset Pipeline actually made this fairly easy.

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PubSubHubbub and Polling
This blog, as I've written before, is a Jekyll install. I've done some customizations to it to allow pubsub publishing and automated tweeting; why then are the pubsub hubs still polling my server?

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Tweeting from Jekyll
As a similar plugin to PubSubHubbub, I wanted to be able to have Jekyll automatically tweet whenever a new post occurs. So I wrote the code below: If you want to use it, you'll need to create an app within Twitter, and get oauth keys.

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Jekyll and PubSubHubbub
Recently, I read up on Dr. Drang's and Nathan's PubSubHubbub work. This blog is powered by Jekyll, and I wanted in on the fun.

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