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Migrating My Blog From Hugo To Gatsby

I am migrating my blogs again. It is not the first time, so it's no surprise. I have migrated in the past from Blogspot to Wordpress.com , then to self-hosted Wordpress . It didn't end there. I moved again to a Static generator because I thought that's…

Migrating Octopress To Hugo

I have been on Octopress blogging platform for around 5 years and was fairly happy with it. I had optimized Octopress workflow for new posts , set it up for continuous delivery and also enabled scheduling posts in the future . I have been wanting to…

HTTPS For Free and Why You Should Care

If you are here and reading this probably you have a website and is serving it over HTTP. If you are unsure of whether your site needs HTTPS or not, don't think twice - YES, YOUR SITE NEEDS HTTPS . If you are not convinced check out https…

Maintaining a Blogging Schedule

Consistency is important in blogging. It does not matter if you are bad at writing, have nothing to write or nobody reads your blog. What matters is whether you write on a predictable schedule - once a month, once a week, once a year, one per day etc. If you…

Automatic Deployment of Future Posts With Octopress

Since the start of this year, I have been trying to blog to a schedule and publish posts more often. The goal that I have set myself with is to post four posts a month, preferably one each week. I have been sticking to it till now, and I hope it continues…

Continuos Delivery of Octopress Blog Using TravisCI and Docker

It's been a while since I have wanted to deploy my blog automatically whenever there is a new commit pushed into the associated git repository . I use Octopress as my blog engine and have been tweaking it to my blogging workflow . Octopress is a static blog…

Own Your URLs; Nothing Else Really Matters

Over the past couple of years, I have been successful in motivating a couple of my friends to start a blog and I am happy about that. Every time I discuss starting a blog the most common things that come up are what platform to choose, where to host, where to…

Optimizing Octopress Workflow for New Posts

Over the past month I had thought of migrating this blog to Hugo, a static site generator that is faster than the current one, Octopress. Lack of workflow for creating new posts and slower build times were the main reasons. I am the kind of person when writing…

Static Generator is All a Blog Needs - Moving to Octopress

Wordpress is what that has been powering my blog for sometime and it definitely is a blogging engine to get started with ease. But with time, I have been noticing that the load time is very high and there are a lot of plugins in the processing pipeline, even…

Azure Web Sites: Moving Wordpress to Cloud

It’s been almost an year since I have moved to this custom hosted blog and is nearing its renewal with my current host, Godaddy. Now that Azure has full support for Web Sites which enables you to deploy web applications on a scalable and reliable cloud…

Get started with your blog

If you are a programmer and don’t have a blog, then there is no better time than now to start one. Every developer should have a blog , for a very simple reason – Otherwise all your work is just going wasted!. I can bet that the best of your code or ideas…

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