New projects and ideas besides this blog
I am using static site generator (Pelican) for this blog. Now, I have new projects and ideas. I would be adding GitHub repo(s) for cloud-native and DevSecOps stuff. Also, I would be adding a new Wiki using Wiki.js. It could be confusing because a MarkDown file could be presented in all three locations. So, I would like to explain the Pros and Cons of each tool and what materials should be placed in them.
|Tool name||Pros||Cons||Serving what materials|
I had made lots of customization in this blog. Having a left sidebar for the table of content. A right sidebar is used for icons and links. The layout is similar to AWS documentation. The blog is using Meilisearch for searching. For tables in the articles, it is sortable and have sticky table headers. The blog supports Webmentions. Web analytics is integrated with Goat Counter. Finally, the blog is using PWA (Progressive Web Application) and supports offline browsing.
The GitHub repos(s) is mainly to be used for storing templates, scripts, configuration files. I would use directories for categorization. Simple to use and store stuff. Here's is the GitHub repo created.
New Wiki using Wiki.js
Wiki.js includes a NodeJS application, an optional PostgreSQL database (Wiki.js 2.x only, future major releases require a PostgreSQL database) and quite a number of integrations like third party identity management (Okta, OpenID and etc.). I am having fun setting it up and run it on AWS with k3s. Besides that, I could test and learn other features like AWS S3 storage and Okta integration during the setup.
The main use case of Wiki.js is for writing long, detail instructions and documentation. One main disadvantage is the cost. I tried to run it with an EC2 instance, RDS and an Elastic IP, without load balancer. The cost is about 0.8 to 0.9 USD per day (about 25USD per month). I got some promotional credits in AWS, which would expire at the end of the year, so it is not a problem for a few months.
Here's the link for the new Wiki. I hope that I could add new content to the Wiki soon.
After this small writeup, it is more clear to me about the distribution of the contents and files. Stay safe and till next time.
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