Thom Nichols


Technology is evolution outside the gene pool

Articles tagged with 'meta'

Mobile Style Sheet: the Latest Blog Improvement

As I've mentioned before, I've made a lot of improvements to the blog engine that powers this site.  My latest enhancement is a mobile style sheet so the site looks just as good on an Android or iPhone as it does on a PC. 

The content is identical to what is served to a non-mobile client.  There's no user-agent detection going on, just CSS overrides ...

I Wrote the Code for this Blog

Well, not all of it.  The software for this blog is a derivative of Bloog, originally written by Bill Katz.  It runs entirely on Google AppEngine for Python, and it is completely open source.  I took Bill's code and forked it on GitHub, and worked on a lot of improvements over the the course of several months. 

Here are a few of the more significant changes I ...