Why Pelican

Up until this one, all the other post have were written before I had a live site. That's because I was umm'ing and arr'ing on what platform and more, specifically what type of platform I'd build it in. I finally settled on a static blogging platform called Pelican. Pelican is a static site generator written in Python. Static site generator's are becoming popular amongst tech bloggers for the advantages they give to those looking to write a small personal page.

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Python, Programming and Somthing Beginning with P

I've actually started a number of projects! So far I've got a fair bit to show for them which I'll commit to print in the next few posts. The biggest one I guess is I've set my sites on a career in software development. To this end on advice from fellow nerds (and family) I've signed up on a Java course at City University in London which starts on Friday the 31st.

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Plans, Projects and P...introductions

My name is Joe and firstly I should address my surname, yes I am called Poser. I like mucking about with computers and the internet I have done for as long as I've had access to them however I haven't got much to show for my time with computers other than some decent reflexes and screenshots of a successful Minmus landing in Kerbal Space Program. Neither of those are hugely useful so I've decided I'm going to learn some new skills.

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