Category: blog

Sourcehunt – Build a Medium Exporter + Cool New Libs!

It’s time for our monthly hunt for new open source libraries to use and contribute to! If you’re new to Sourcehunt, it’s our monthly post for promoting open source projects that seem interesting or promising and could use help in terms of Github stars or pull requests. It’s our way of giving ba...

Building a Microblog Using Node.js, Git and Markdown

The word micro gets thrown around a lot in modern programming: micro-frameworks, micro-services, etc. To me, this means solving the problem at hand with no bloat. All while solving for a clean-cut single concern. This means focusing on the problem at hand and cutting unnecessary dependencies. I feel Node follows the G...

Sculpin Extended: Customizing Your Static Site Blog

If you’re a PHP developer and currently running a blog with a static site generator such as Octopress or Jekyll, wouldn’t it be great if you could use your primary language for it? Yes, it’s healthy for us developers to use more than one language, but let’s be honest – we often want to add...

8 Must-Have Grav Plugins to round-off Your Blog’s Installation

I recently switched my blog over from Blogger to Grav, and while quite a nifty platform on its own, Grav really shines once you prop it up with some custom themes and plugins. [author_more] This post will list the plugins I believe to be essential for a developer’s personal blog, and the reasons behind each sugge...