jlelse's Blog

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2019-10


You choose the web you want

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Wise words by Brent Simmons:

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Wasted life time

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This semester I have two lectures each week (not in total obviously), each one of those taking 3 hours from 4pm to 7:15pm on Mondays and Tuesdays. Both are given by a professor with a strong accent and a sometimes little bit strange view of the world. I think I never wasted that much time before in my life.

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reveal-hugo: Slides with a Reveal.js theme for Hugo

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With PowerPoint, Keynote or Impress you can create nice presentations, but as a developer you might also want to version control your slides or create them with code. That’s where Reveal.js comes in. You can create beautiful slides with Markdown and they get rendered nicely in the browser.

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indiekit: Micropub-endpoint for static site generators

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A few days ago, I built my own publishing form on my blog to be able to create new posts on the go. It works great, but Micropub would be even better, because I could also use Micropub-compatible apps. Just today I found Indiekit, which is exactly what I am looking for:

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An Arabic programming language

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Although it’s not new, I just found this through Lobste.rs (there’s a Hacker News thread too): A non-ASCII programming language in Arabic.

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GitLab Telemetry: Use Non-Commercial Alternatives Instead

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Yesterday, GitLab sent an email to all users (and wrote a blog post) telling that they are updating their terms & services (to which you have to agree) to include a new third party service to track and analyze the behavior of their users, so that they better understand how their users interact with GitLab.

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Ghost 3.0

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I’m making heavy use of my new publish method today, but there’s a lot of interesting stuff today…

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Firefox is getting client-side translations

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According to some sources, Bergamot, a project focused on providing private client-side machine translations in a web browser - and got funding from the EU -, is making a great progress on getting integrated into Firefox. Kelly Davis from Mozilla published two (1, 2) demo videos on YouTube.

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If this post is published on my blog...

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If this post is published on my blog, I successfully developed a nice piece of software that allows me to publish from wherever I go to my blog using just a web browser. Even from my smartphone!

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Added JSON Feed to this blog

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Today I updated my blog setup to the new Hugo version 0.59, which includes nothing big, but several small improvements. In addition to that I finally added support for JSON Feed to this blog.

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