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Last week I came across an article on HN “why I stopped to buy new laptops”. I was surprised to see how many comments applauding such a committment to vintage hardware. I couldn’t comprehend why so many were defending such a strange, and potentially dange

Read More calendar 11 Septämber, 2022

After some testing with dynamic solution I am back using Saga . My automated workflow works pretty well so I am happy😁 to be back in the static website world using Swift. Will post some further details on why it was worth to move back and why a static web

Read More calendar 05 Septämber, 2022

Last month I have spent a lot of time in researching and understanding Non-fungible tokens, also knowns as NFTs. My experiment took place in one of the worst months for crypto. Bitcoin lost 19,30% and Ethereum 34.88%. Newer cryptocurrencies lost even more

Read More calendar 05 Juni, 2022

A little over a month ago I have purchased a blockchain ⛓ hosting package and even a .ETH domain. Whilst I don’t regret trying and experimenting (after all this is what technology and this blog is about) but I thought I would disclose that I am not happil

Read More calendar 02 Juni, 2022

I have recently purchased a blockchain domain for this site Megacool.eth so I thought I would share my experience with the various options to register a blockchain domain. This review is based on using the domains and not just buying to resell them like o

Read More calendar 01 Mai, 2022

For my week-end project I have decided to check how to host this website on the blockchain. I know that blockchain is pretty much a buzz-word now 😁 but it is actually possible to host a static website using either IPFS or IC Dfinity Internet Computer. Sin

Read More calendar 23 April, 2022

There are a lot of solution to protect the admin of your web project, sessions, tokens etc. but a method that still works very well, especially for smaller projects, is http basic authentication. As a caveat your website should use https because http basi

Read More calendar 17 April, 2022

I had some issues in using the Saga pre 1.0 code with Swift 5.6. Happy to report that I manage to ugprade to Saga 1.0 and, with Swift 5.6, now everything is back to normal and the blog is once again static and powered by Saga, one of the few static gene

Read More calendar 01 April, 2022

I was just browsing through My HN Clone (which is the only way to read it for me as the original site is set in an incredibly annoying and small font) and I came across an article about a new open-source typeface for coding called Iosevka. This is certain

Read More calendar 21 Januar, 2022

I was just browsing through My HN Clone (which is the only way to read it for me as the original site is set in an incredibly annoying and small font) and I came across an article about a new open-source typeface for coding called Iosevka. This is certain

Read More calendar 21 Januar, 2022

I have to admit that I have been stuggling a back and forth between static and dynamic blogging in the whole 2021😁. Just before Christmas I even moved this blog back to Django as I was charmed by the added flexibility of a dynamic site. Search can be done

Read More calendar 09 Januar, 2022

There are several tutorials on how to run django with pm2 but all use manage.py to deploy and this doesn’t seem like a good idea. Even if behind Nginx, you should not use the django deployment server in production but you can run django with pm2 and gunic

Read More calendar 20 Novämber, 2021

I have already covered how to deploy your Swift Saga site on Vercel and for windows affecionados on Azure but there is another simple and free option:Github pages If you are looking for a simple way to host your static website done with made with Saga in

Read More calendar 24 Oktoober, 2021

In my previous article I discussed how to deploy a Swift static website on Azure Static web pages. As of today, I think that Vercel has a much more compelling offer (you can see a comparison here comparison here and is much more user friendly). In Vercel

Read More calendar 23 Oktoober, 2021

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 simple but, by far, the best static site generator built on Swift. If you look through the documen

Read More calendar 19 Oktoober, 2021

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