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Created May 19, 2010
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Creates a blank textile file with basic YAML front matter for a Jekyll blog, launches editor.
#!/usr/bin/env ruby
# Creates a blank textile file with basic YAML front matter for
# your Jekyll blog. Then it launches gvim so that you can start
# writing immediately.
#
# Assumes your posts are in ./blog/_posts and that you're using a layout
# called 'post'.
if ARGV.empty?
puts "As an argument, write your new post's title. Eg 'newpost Something I want to share'."
exit
end
title = ARGV.join(" ")
slug = title.gsub(/\s+/, '-').downcase
path = "blog/_posts/#{Time.now.strftime("%Y-%m-%d")}-#{slug}.textile"
File.open(path, "w") do |f|
f.write "---\n"
f.write "title: #{title}\n"
f.write "layout: post\n"
f.write "---\n\n"
end
puts "=> #{path}"
`gvim #{path}`
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