Welcome! My name is Stuart Grassie. I'm a software developer based in the North West of England. It’s nice to meet you.

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Simple YAML parser - parsing the header

Simple YAML parser - parsing the header

Previously we left off with a method which could parse the YAML header in one of our markdown files, and it was collecting each line between the --- header marker, for further processing.

Writing a simple YAML parser

Writing a simple YAML parser

The next thing to do to get BlogHelper9000 functional is to write a command which provides some information about the posts in the blog. I want to know:

Introduction to command line parsing with Oakton Vim in a corporate environment

Vim in a corporate environment

I just had to setup my vimrc and vimfiles on a new laptop for work, and had some fun with Vim, mostly as it’s been years since I had to do it. I keep my vimfiles folder in my github,...

Automating jekyll with dotnet

Automating jekyll with dotnet

Recently I was inspired by @buhakmeh’s blog post, Supercharge Blogging With .NET and Ruby Frankenblog to write something similar, both as an exercise and excuse to blog about something, and as a way of tidying up the metadata on my...