If you’re looking to upgrade a WordPress site to Harp, this would be a great week. A new script will help you migrate your data, the Harp blog boilerplate now supports Disqus comments by default, and there’s a new guide to using tags with static posts.
Harp received a minor update this week, which adds LESS 1.5.1. Update using
npm install harp -g, using
sudo if necessary.
Harp at RubyConf Argentina
Brock Whitten, author of Harp, will be speaking about Harp and the Harp Platform at RubyConf Argentina. The event takes place in Buenos Aires, November 27th and 28th. If you’re attending, make sure to reply to @sintaxi and let him know.
WordPress to Harp
Ethan Eldridge has created a script to prepare WordPress’ JSON for Harp. If you’re looking to upgrade a WordPress site to Harp, this looks like an efficient way to migrate your posts and metadata.
Ethan has already added features since starting the project last week. WPJSON4Harp joins Jekyll2Harp on the list of easy-upgrade tools.
Comments and tags
If you’re looking to add tagging to your blog in addition to commenting, Hauke Wesselmann has written a post about adding a simple tag cloud to a Harp-based blog. I’ve seen this done client-side with a reasonable fallback; it’s great that Hauke is looking into ways of doing this on the web server side. He’s also experimenting with using Harp to create a FirefoxOS application!
Outsider introduces Harp
Outsider has written an article introducing Harp in Korean. It discusses some of Harp’s main features and how they can make your project more manageable.
Some fun projects also came out of CascadiaJS’ Hacker Olympics, including a Harp application by Chris Nicola that logs your voice to the console.