It is not uncommon for me to jump back and forth between software. Be it with Linux distributions (Solus is my current favorite), blogging engines (Ghost for most of my sites) or the software I use to run my server. Up to now, I have always done it this way, that I installed the individual programs I have (like Ghost for a blog) directly in the server system (Ubuntu 16.
GitHub sometimes experiences some downtimes. Though they are usually quickly fixed, you can still ask yourself if you shouldn’t make your own backup, just to be sure that you don’t have to stop all your work because of a few outages at Github. In this article I want to show how you can install Gitea on a Ubuntu 18.04 server (maybe at DigitalOcean - sign up via this link and you’ll get $10 free credit).
Telegra.ph is Telegram’s new Medium alternative made for easy and also anonymous publishing. It’s quite similar to Medium, except the need to log in. Of course you CAN log in, but it isn’t necessary. I build an app for this new platform, because visiting Telegra.ph in the mobile browser on my phone worked, but text formatting didn’t. A month ago I started this project and it was just a simple wrapper, which uses the build in WebView on Android, so formatting still didn’t work.
If you are blogger or blog developer, you probably know the greatness of WordPress plugins. They can add unexpected features or unbelievable possibilities to your blog or the blog, you have to develop. Because I earned a lot of experiences in WordPress during the last months (I also coded a complete theme myself), I want to tell you, which plugins are definitely worth to use. Basic plugins These are the plugins, that are needed on almost every blog, so I think I don’t have to explain them that much:
As Android developer, you know the problem: You didn’t work on your project for a longer time and when you start working on it again you first need to update dozens of dependencies and it’s really annoying to browse hundreds of GitHub repositories to search for the latest versions. But there’s a nice Gradle plugin, that helps you with that. With this plugin you don’t need to manually search for dependency updates anymore, so no more stupid GitHub browsing.