Back in August I rebuilt the site using Jekyll and Minimal Mistakes for the theme. This worked great for a few months, but even a small site was taking too long to generate (10-15 seconds!) While 15 seconds per build isn’t much, it was just enough friction to make updating not fun. That’s when I remembered that Julia Evan’s had posted her experience switching to Hugo. A zero second build time was very attractive!
No self respecting developer will tolerate writing out the same commands over and over. With Jekyll building the static files, I needed a way to: create draft posts serve drafts via localhost to review publish a draft as a full post build the site deploy to DigitalOcean After manually running shell commands and manually editing files, I had to automate the workflow. I use sub to organize the various scripts that handle each part of the process.
Configuring nginx to use SSL certificates from Let’s Encrypt using the Webroot method isn’t hard, but there are a few steps to make it all work. We assume: you have only one website setup in nginx and that any additional sites will also use Let’s Encrypt for their SSL certificates. HTML is served from /var/www/example.com Prerequisites Ubuntu 16.04 nginx You must own or control the registered domain name that you wish to use the certificate with.
Customers of Sympatico’s high-speed Internet service receive instructions on how to set up their email; however, these settings are aimed at people using Outlook, Netscape, or Eudora. What I needed were instructions on how to configure my local SMTP server, Postfix, with Sympatico. Of course, that information is not available. This document details how I figured out the settings required to make smtphm.sympatico.ca happy. Installation You need a version of Postfix built with TLS and SASL support enabled.
The following traits were listed in “Pencil Dancing” by Mari Messer as an example of what creative people posses. The author goes on to state that the reader should copy the list and then hilight the traits the reader currently possesses in one colour, and the traits they wish to further develop in another colour. The traits are posted where they can be daily seen, and a log is kept of the progress.