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Few days ago I wanted to try something different. I have some static website generated using Saga a static site generator written in Swift. I found it to be …

Read More! 19-Okt-2021

There are several ways to deploy your Django project. In this day and age there are several new services that let you deploy an app just with a config file …

Read More! 09-Okt-2021

Running mariadb + phpmyadmin is essential to run a number of web applications including django. A lot of django tutorials use postgresql but I found the mariadb + phpmyadmin combination …

Read More! 09-Okt-2021

In my opinion one of the strongest features of Django is the Admin. In pretty much every framework and programming language I have tried: PHP, NodeJS, Golang and even micro-frameworks …

Read More! 05-Okt-2021

Handling 404 pages in Django is very easy: just add a 404.html file inside your templates folder (e.g. inside your app) and it will work just fine.

But what if …

Read More! 11-Sep-2021

One of the most tedious aspects of writing a blog post is writing the slug. For these not in the know a slug is simply the url at which your …

Read More! 05-Sep-2021

Since quiet a bit of time I am writing this article not on a code editor but on a form inside a cozy admin section. A bit like the web …

Read More! 31-Aug-2021

Today I tried Azure Static Web Apps . The offer tries to enter the growing market of static (or rather said frontend) web development. It supports the major frontend …

Read More! 19-Aug-2021

While browsing my hackernews clone I came across an intriguing and at the same time bizarre project: S3 Email that will make you forget everything you thought about …

Read More! 29-Jul-2021

In the past month I lead the effort to migrate three major projects from Express/Node.js to Next.js.

Why Next.js and not Svelte, Gatsby, Hugo or another Jamstack and...why …

Read More! 06-Jun-2021

I have just finished my new iOS app: Marienkäfer. It is a small app yet --at least to me 😜-- very useful. But wait: there is already a wide …

Read More! 09-Mai-2021

In my quest to move a lot of work projects to a serverless architecture I have used Use Svelte + Svelte Spa router svelte spa router in several projects. …

Read More! 08-Mai-2021

I have now finished migrated a website developed in Nodejs/Express/MySQL to sveltekit so I thought it would be a good moment to pen down some of my experiences.

If …

Read More! 03-Mai-2021

In the enthusiasm of moving much of my stack to svelte I re-wrote flags.lol a simple game inspired from "fun with flags" from the series big bang theory.

The …

Read More! 27-Apr-2021

As soon as I decided to move some of my websites using jamstack I was faced with the the issue of hosting or -- better said in the case …

Read More! 25-Apr-2021

Previously, I was very sceptical (to say the least) about "static websites". There are several limits and somehow don't feel as cool as dynamic websites.

Little I knew that …

Read More! 24-Apr-2021

After a few months I am not revisiting the previous review of sapper-svelte. Recently, I decided to try to migrate a project from a dynamic to a static …

Read More! 18-Apr-2021

I have been using Protonmail for several years with some ups and down. In 2018 I think I stopped using it because it was suddenly unavailable for serveral hours …

Read More! 04-Apr-2021

I have now migrated my silent hacker news clone form node (which was using also streams) to PHP 8.

What is pretty nice is the design that is now …

Read More! 28-Mär-2021

I have been working on a new font adaptation and I wanted to try to create a variable font. The benefits of variable fonts for the web are clear: …

Read More! 03-Mär-2021

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