As part of managing the PB Python newsletter, I wanted to develop a simple way to write emails once using plain text and turn them into responsive HTML emails for the newsletter. In addition, I needed to maintain a static archive page on the blog that links to the content of each newsletter. This article shows how to use python tools to transform a markdown file into a responsive HTML email suitable for a newsletter as well as a standalone page integrated into a pelican blog.
This article describes the process I used to configure the pleican blog engine for pbpython.
This article is a brief overview of the technology behind this blog and why I have chosen the approach described in the article.