Jan-Lukas Else

Thoughts of an IT expert

Tags: Blogging


What’s going on?

Published on in 💭 Thoughts

This post is meant for a little reflection because I’ve noticed a few things that I can’t quite place.

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Published on in 💬 Micro

Kev built his own microblog using WordPress and iOS shortcuts to separate his long and short posts. It sounds like this is a better alternative for him than micro.blog. Maybe with SQLite as the database he can even simplify this setup.

Why do I have both post types in one blog? I don’t want to decide what’s a long post and what’s a micro post. Most of my long posts aren’t long enough to really make that distinction. And I like having everything in one place.

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Published on in 💬 Micro

Simon Willison is celebrating the 20th anniversary of his blog. Amazing!

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Why blog at all? (and indieblog.page)

Published on in 💭 Thoughts

What a coincidence: I was just thinking about why I blog at all, when I saw a post from Andreas Gohr in my feed reader with the announcement of indieblog.page. Cool site to discover blogs!

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One year of private diary blogging

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This morning I wrote my 365th diary entry. With that, I now have my first full year of daily private diary blogging complete. A milestone! The statistics tell me that’s 32245 words with 186900 characters and an average word count of 88 words per post.

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Published on in 💬 Micro

Congratulations on the successful launch of Eagle v2, Henrique! 🎉 Welcome to the club of “I have developed my completely own CMS”. 😂

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Blogging as a by-product

Published on in 🔗 Links

Zan in his recent article with tips on blogging:

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“Legacy without nostalgia”

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Basecamp ended their blog “Signal v Noise” and DHH shares a few thoughts about it.

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What matters when Blogging

Published on in 💭 Thoughts

If you’re running a personal blog, then it doesn’t matter how often or how much you blog. I think these points are much more important:

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Private diary blogging?

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I have tried this journal writing already more than once, but after quite a short time always stopped again, mostly just because it was too much effort and I did not persevere.

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