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Posts tagged "blogs"

Ghost: making me learn nginx on Ubuntu

So the time finally came: Ghost 1.0 is out. My setup is a little more complex than the vanilla one: on this site, there are two blogs next to one another: one here at /blog, and a separate one at /sk. I also have other Ghost blogs in different places and domains. This post documents the stuff I had to learn, and what I ended up using, in case I need a refresher. For various reasons, I run them in Azure. Setting it up was never easy - I'd wasted many, many hours on failed attempts and ended up...

Yet another blog migration.

This blog started some four years ago on Tumblr, but that didn't last very long. WordPress is popular and praised, so I decided to go with it. Now I'm moving to Ghost. This post talks a bit about what I liked (and didn't like) about all of those technologies. WordPress WordPress might have started as a blogging platform, but later became a CMS as well. That is good if you need a CMS - but a total overkill for my needs. Still, it had many things going for it. One of them was WP Network - the ability to have...

Behind every interesting blog

… is an interesting person. This, I think, is a quote from one of the blogs below, though I can’t figure out which. Sorry. Fabulous Adventures in Coding by Eric Lippert – FAIC is the first, and probably still the only, blog I’m committed to reading thoroughly; goes straight to my Pocket (Thanks, IFTTT). Mr Lippert manages to write about really complex topics in a comprehensible and digestible way and very quickly the reader realizes it’s because he’s so damn sharp. My most favourite posts are those in which he approaches a new problem, evaluates it, states is...