Blogdown

Blog writing barriers to overcome

Another year has elapsed since I wrote my last blog entry. At first, I thought the problem is only my English. But in the meanwhile, I see several other reasons why I do not blog for the new static website(s).
reflection || blogdown

Using themes with blogdown: Lesson learned

After almost one year of interruption, I started re-using blogdown again. But instead of writing new content, I had to struggle once again with using the sophisticated machinery of Hugo hidden in the functionality of its themes. In this post, I will report on my Odyssean experience and — more important — I will suggest guidelines on how to start, explore, and use themes in blogdown.
reflection || blogdown

Blogdown tutorial (Part 4)

In this fourth part of the tutorial I will explain a method how to bring your website online. My preferred method is to transfer the files via GitHub to Netlify, a service specialized for quickly rolling out static websites.
how-to || blogdown netlify github

Blogdown tutorial (Part 1)

Part 1 of this tutorial explains how to install a Hugo theme on top of R, RStudio and blogdown. For this demonstration I will use the new (preview) version of RStudio as it facilitates the installation of Hugo and a theme.
how-to || blogdown installation
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