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Programming Power Font

...for Lisp

I've always liked the Proggy font, the bold punctuation really makes things stand out especially, especially if you program in Lisp where parens aren't just syntactic sugar, they represent functions and power.

So after getting my mits on the Inconsolata font, I did some modifications to create a version with bold punctuation.  It's especially helpful in environments that don't offer syntax coloration.

An example:

Inconsolata Bold Punct example

Grab the TTF here.

 

 

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Templating Enlive

Selectors for templating HTML's metadata

Christophe Grand's Enlive is a great tool, it makes HTML generation and parsing a breeze, that is if you're moderately familiar with CSS selectors.

When templating (or seaching) HTML/XML, most of the time you will be selecting by ID or CLASS, but for those times when you're not, such as making the HTML metadata SEO-friendly, you're going to need a special selector.

The HTML metadata looks like this:

 <meta content="example I want to replace" name="description" />

If what you want to change is the content, then it's not selectable by either CLASS or ID.  You just have to dig in a bit and use a boolean along with a few of Enlive's helper funcitons.  Here is the code to do a template replacement of the metadata's content:

[(and (enlive/has [:meta]) (enlive/attr-has :name "description"))] (enlive/set-attr :content "Word's Eye: Converting Simple English Into 3D Scenes")

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