Source Code on

Source code on my previous posts wasn’t looking very good, so I found a new blog feature to try:

  • Posting Source Code
  • Begin with shortcode [code option1="value1" option2="value2"]
  • End with shortcode [/code]

Hopefully this will make some of the code examples and notes more readable. šŸ™‚

Favorite options:

  • language = bash, python, powershell, or text
  • gutter = false (hide line numbers)

NOTE FROM THE FUTURE (16 Jan 2016). Markdown enhances the code-posting feature with back-ticks for a span or triple-tilde for a block. “New Editor” does not fully support markdown but the classic WP-Admin still does. Bugs related to HTML entities are still a problem, including HTML/XML tags. Consider using the nice GitHub Gist embed also supported by


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Keeping technology notes on to free up my mind to solve new problems rather than figuring out the same ones repeatedly :-).
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