It seems like everytime I update this blog, it is to announce that I have moved it to another hosting provider. Well… I’d like to announce that I have moved it to another provider!
Seriously, all jokes aside, I have been facinated with
Jamstack frameworks, static hosting, and these new git based hosting platforms.
Cloudflare Pages is a
FREE, robust, and globally available static hosting product that is too good to be true. I am impressed with the workflow. This is nearly perfect.
To update this blog, I opened
github.com and found the repository containing these blog posts. They are written in markdown so they should be portable when I decide to move them to another provider. (I have a history of moving, lol).
Next I changed the
.com in the url to
.dev. Then a browser version of VSCode opened and all my posts were listed on the side.
I created a new MD file, added a title and date to the top of the file and then started typing. I could even see the live Markdown preview while typing.
When I was finished I simply saved the file and made a new commit to the
main branch. And a few minutes later this blog page was created.
This is just about as simple as you can get (while maintaining complete formatting freedom and using a best in class editor).
The barrier to entry has never been lower, now I need to setup a dev environment and try out some new themes. I am currently using HUGO but there are a bunch of different
Until next time.