Louis T.

    New job, moving to California, life updates...

    Jul 27, 2017 louist ? Comments

    Recently I have been offered (and of course have accepted) a position at the printing company Corefact as a web developer doing JavaScript. While this is officially my first full-time position as a software engineer, I’m incredibly excited to finally start on an actual career path. Moving and adjusting to... Read more...

    Easily embed Kiwi IRC within Jekyll.

    Jun 4, 2016 louist ? Comments

    I have been using Kiwi IRC for a while now and with its easy embedding features I have decided to create a Jekyll plugin for it. Wanting to make this as simple as possible, I’ve decided to use Tags to embed within pages/blog posts. There are two methods you can... Read more...

    Learning Ruby and shortening Jekyll URLs.

    May 31, 2016 louist ? Comments

    With my new domain (lou.ist) and the switch to GitLab Pages, I have decided it is now time for me to learn a new programming language as well. Because I can now use custom plugins for Jekyll, why not Ruby!? Seems like a great place to start expanding my knowledge.... Read more...

    Switching from GitHub Pages to GitLab Pages with Jekyll.

    May 28, 2016 louist ? Comments

    I’ve recently found the awesomeness that is GitLab Pages which has the ability to use Shared Runners to run custom Jekyll plugins or any static generator that I wanted, really. I had been using GitHub Pages since sometime in 2014 and while it worked fine, it just didn’t give me... Read more...