Back to Basics

A coworker recently turned me on to Nanoc, a static site compliation tool that lets me output plain old HTML. I was going to write about why I’ve come full circle for my 6th publishing tool and assembled my thoughts with a bunch of references, but Simon Sigurdhsson has already said it best:

use the right tool for the right job — there’s no need to bring out the sledgehammer when you’re trying to put up a painting. Use the hammer. Or your shoe.

I posted this in February 2012 during week 1981.

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