@tomosaigon thank you for your heads up! Perhaps Pelican will suit me better for this 😁

Every day I am being reminded about the fact that technology is *not* beginner-friendly, it is *not* plug-n-play. There are almost zero environments (be it a language or a whole framework) that "just works".

The closest one are HTML/CSS/JS (especially with <script type="module"> and maybe Python, because it comes pre-installed on a lot of systems (not Windows though)

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When it comes to development environment management, Ruby is the one I just can't comprehend. I've just spent 30 minutes setting it up just to make a Jekyll blog. Then I changed a few dependencies and had to spent another 10 minutes making it run.

No wonder the internet is now littered with 2MB Gatsby blogs 🙄

After 2 painful hours were spent trying to set up Thunderbird's OpenPGP with a YubiKey I have found out that the support for it (as for the smart cards overall) was broken in version 78 🤦🏻‍♂️ one can downgrade to fix it, although launching TB from command line also does the trick 🤷🏻‍♂️

It may not seem "smart" — but in OSS, I believe, the main thing is to have clear and readable code so that people can get on board more easily.

For the same reason I have this idea on my mind for a few months now — create a very simple and readable materials for OSS repositories — such as less bureaucratic issue/PR templates, shorter Codes of Conduct and clearer Contributing Guides. Like keepachangelog.com, but for everything else. Just gotta find time for this.

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After a while I am finally awakening from my hiatus. Got to work on shareon (shareon.js.org) yesterday.

I just realized, that while I was trying so hard to follow DRY, I ended up in a WET situation. I was chasing type conformity and unified directory for the social networks in the source code — but at the end I realize that JS shall be written as JS and CSS as CSS.

It currently detects everything using `X-Real-Ip` and `X-Forwarded-For`. It should be pretty precise for simple tools like cURL or direct browser access, but keep in mind that the headers can, obviously, be rewritten

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Just created an incredibly simple API endpoint to get your global IP address as `text/plain`

Open source, tracking-free, and very fast (thx to Vercel)



PRs welcome!

@zloygik есть наборы "LEGO Classic", я думаю, это примерно то, что тебе нужно


Там, правда, не на развес

@naavis @nathand yup, you're right. I just wanted to create something that can be very quickly set up and looks nice by default :)

shareon — lightweight, stylish and ethical share buttons that I made — now include a button for Mastodon!

To celebrate this (and for testing purposes), I have joined FOSStodon 🎉 This post is sent using shareon and toot (toot.karamoff.dev) — pretty nifty!


Fosstodon is an English speaking Mastodon instance that is open to anyone who is interested in technology; particularly free & open source software.