Automatic hyperlinking to wikipedia and others using ecto scripting
Ecto is a feature-rich desktop blogging client for Mac OS X and Windows, supporting a wide range of weblog systems, such as Drupal. It allows me to plug-in my own scripts writing in programming languages such as ruby, perl, Bash and i suppose python also.
This feature allows for some nifty stuff such as filtering the blog contents.
Lets link to a google search for our favorite blogging client now
[[w:ecto|Ecto]] is a feature-rich desktop blogging client for [[w:Mac OS X]] and Windows, supporting a wide range of weblog systems, such as [[http:drupal.org|Drupal]]. It allows me to plug-in my own scripts writing in [[w:programming languages]] such as [[w:ruby]], [[w:perl]], [[w:bash|Bash]] and i suppose [[w:python]] also.
This feature allows for some [[dict:nifty]] stuff such as filtering the blog contents.
[[w:ecto|Ecto]] inserts a hyperlink to wikipedia with ecto as the parameter, and Ecto as the display text of the hyperlink. On the other hand, [[w:ecto]] would use “ecto” both as parameter and display text.
Other current options are:
g: for google search
dict: for a m-w.com dictionary search
http: a link
One can add more to the ruby script which does this replacement.
I shall try to post the ruby script in the next post. But cannot guarantee since blogsome is messing up code.