Useful Links

Curated list of useful links, tools and resources for Web development and DNS

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Cloud Computing and Cloud-native

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Further improved the new theme

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Making changes to the Bootstrap 4 theme

In the previous article, I mentioned the blog was migrated to use Bootstrap 4. Here are some new changes:

  • Removed Font Awesome and use Feather Icons instead. But the icon for Reddit is missing in Feather Icons.
  • Removed the need of the CSS from the Slate theme. Now I only need to use the original bootstrap.min.css and load my own nero.css file.
  • Fixed the Scroll Spy, it is now working for articles …
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Lesson learned for migrating a theme to Bootstrap 4

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Migrating my blog to use Bootstrap 4

In the previous article, I mentioned the blog was migrated to Pelican. After that I customized it and add some new features. I found Bootstrap 3 was released for a few years and there would be no update. I tried to update the theme to Bootstrap 4.5. Let's talk about what is the lesson learned.

First of all, I am not a web developer. Creating or customizing the small themes make me learn a …

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Migrated from WordPress to Pelican

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From WordPress to Pelican

My blog was migrated from WordPress to Pelican. I found WordPress is very easy to use at the beginning. Pelican is a static site generator (aka SSG). I tested Pelican and like it. It is small and responsive.

SSG had a major advantage on simplicity over WordPress or other Server Side Rendered (SSR) systems. You don't need to patch or upgrade the WordPress or the SSR systems. The static web pages generated by SSG are served directly by …

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