Use Neuron, get RSS for free
On this site, you have three examples: add any of these –(This website has migrated to Emanote as of June 2021)
[[Blog]], [[Microblog]], or [[Neuron]]– to your feed reader, if you want to keep yourself abreast of new content in those zettels.
- Org Mode
Composability and generic routes in Ema 0.8
Another key feature of Ema 0.8 is that multiple Ema apps can be combined to produce a new top-level site. Emanote, a note-publishing system, is an Ema app. Say, you want to create a personal website using Ema, but want to delegate publishing of your notes to Emanote. You can combine both your Ema app and the Emanote managed site into a single site, by definining a top-level route like this:
Announcing Ema - Static Sites in Haskell
It is worth emphasizing that I designed Ema to facilitate a new model of application development – one where the data is managed and edited outside of the application itself (such as in text editors, or even a database), but the view of the data is provided by the application. Neuron is a great example of that (and it might well be eventually rewritten on top of Ema; EDIT: indeed it is). Another example is writing a diary / journal view on top of Org Mode daily notes, which is what I’m exploring in the orgself project that also uses Ema. A third example is to take a OPML file and present a daily-digest view of new content from the RSS feeds; the application would provide only a “view” into your data, which is a XML file that you may edit however you see fit. I like this model of apps, because the data and the data format remains under my control, all the while yet I’m not limited when it comes to presentation of that data, and I think the web is a great platform for the later.