(This post gets the award for obnoxious TLA's in the title).
What would it take to turn this little obsidian vault of mine into a site? Since I will not be paying for obsidian to turn my vault into a blog, I will at some point write some kind of script that turns this vault into a site to replace my old one, which uses Firn.
From a cursory glance, here's what I would need to do to make the most simple ssg:
- loop over all the markdown files
- write a function that parse front matter
- check in the frontmatter if the file is
- if the file is public, read the entire front matter into a map, and store the file contents into a map as well, I guess
- Now, I have a list of every file that's to be published
- iterate over the above list and for each one, do the following:
- determine the output path for each link
- replace all links in the file with their expected html link
- run the markdown through a markdown to html converter
- write the files to a directory structure to mirror url routing.
That's about the bare minimum I can think of. Of course, the real fun would be in the following:
- recreating the backlink / outlinking graph and displaying that in the UI
- making files browsable by tags
- capturing backlinks
- building a template system
- building a graph for displaying networked notes.
- making it fast.