Posts tagged with "Ghost"
Ghost 1.0

A few days ago, the Ghost blogging engine reached version 1.0, a significant milestone in the development of any piece of software, especially in today’s eternal-beta world. Though I no longer use it, I’m invested enough in its development to mark the occasion. For the first couple of years, this blog ran on Ghost, and it was good. Truth be told, I started this blog for no grander purpose than because Ghost looked cool and new and I wanted to try it out on my ...

The first three years

I started this blog on the 7th of April 2014, exactly three years ago. Since then I’ve done two retrospective posts, and that’s become a tradition. So let’s talk about the process of writing this blog and what’s gone on since the last one of these retrospectives. Since 7 April 2016, I’ve written 12 posts, not counting this one. This is less than the 19 posts written between 7 April 2015 and 7 April 2016,...

Moving to a static site

As of today, this site is no longer powered by the Ghost blogging engine. Before today, this blog was a web application with a database and a complex application server with a lot of moving parts. Now it is a bunch of .html files. These files are generated by Hugo, a static site generator. Apart from a few unrelated CSS changes, you shouldn’t really notice a difference – although now you have to navigate to different pages to see different taglines, rather than just refreshing the front page....

End of Year Two

I started this blog on the 7th of April 2014, exactly two years ago. Exactly one year ago I did a retrospective post, so I figured it was about time for another. In that post, I mentioned how part of the aim of this blog has been to avoid self-indulgence – while I obviously write about things that I like and am interested in, using a style that’s enjoyable for me, I also try to make each article have some sort of external point and avoid...

YEAR OF THE GHOST BLOGGING PLATFORM

I started this blog on the 7th of April 2014, exactly one year ago. The first post expressed some reasonable doubts about whether I would actually update the blog at all or continue to flit between CMSs and fiddle with formatting. That wasn’t the case, mostly because Ghost, while missing a few features due to its new, in-development nature, is the best blogging platform I’ve used. It’s simple, fast, responsive, and has the perfect split-pane Markdown post editor that allows me total control over...