Coding and More

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

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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

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 frameworks like Vue, React, Angular and all static HTML/Javascript websites. The pricing m

Read More calendar 18 Oktoober, 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 without having to deal with web servers or WSGI. But if you want to run your own server (e.g. via

Read More calendar 09 Oktoober, 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 very user friendly to manage your database. There are plenty of tutor

Read More calendar 09 Oktoober, 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 like flask you end up writing your own admin. This seems trivial (and i

Read More calendar 05 Oktoober, 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 article will be reacheable: so if you have a post with a title “Hello World” the slug would be yourdomain.com/hell

Read More calendar 05 Septämber, 2021

Inspired from the UI change to dark mode I decided to change the website backend. The previous backend was in Svelte-Sapper that has now been discontinued in favour of SvelteKit. I started using Svelte/Sapper in April and learned many things about static

Read More calendar 18 Auguscht, 2021

As always when I have some “holidays” I come up with ideas to experiment my website and hobby apps. As it is now 3:54 AM this won’t be a long post but I have just changed the UI and design to dark mode 🌚. The font is also monospaced so consistent with cod

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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 imap server, smtp, pop and other traditional email protocols. date: 2021-07-29 According t

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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 move from Node.JS to Jamstack ? Starting from the last question Express/Node.js with

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