Testing Pelican

By Michael Gebis, Mon 05 October 2020, in category Test

I'm writing this blog using Pelican, a static website generator. This is a learning experience for me. The path of least resistance probably would have been a Blogger or WordPress blog, but I prefer the static file model that Pelican uses. And my needs are very simple; to paraphrase Mitch Hedberg, we don't need to bring a relational database into this.

Here's a super-quick overview of my setup:

Don't get me wrong--none of these steps were trivial, and each one is probably worthy of a blog entry. But for now, I'm just glad I have it all working and semi-documented here.