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Migrating from Jekyll to Hugo

Jekyll turned out to be too complex for me, installing and maintaining Ruby gems requires too much effort for my anemic website. Hence - I’m now using Hugo. I (heart) Golang.

Compressing PDFs

Following Thomas’ advice I just added this to my .bash_profile: compresspdf() { tmpfile=$(mktemp /tmp/compresspdf.XXXXXX) cp -p "$1" $tmpfile gs -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -dNOPAUSE -dQUIET -dBATCH -dPDFSETTINGS=/printer -dCompatibilityLevel=1.4 -sOutputFile="$tmpfile" "$1" mv -f $tmpfile "$1" } Just invoke it with: compresspdf filename

My developer newsletter subscriptions

I enjoy reading the following newsletters: Python Weekly http://www.pythonweekly.com/ NoSQL Weekly http://www.nosqlweekly.com/ Javascript Weekly http://www.javascriptweekly.com/ Database Weekly http://www.databaseweekly.com/ Devops Weekly http://www.devopsweekly.com/ WebOps Weekly Web operations - infrastructure, performance, tooling, AWS etc.: https://webopsweekly.com/ Import Python http://importpython.com/ Awesome Scala https://scala.libhunt.com/ Awesome Java https://java.libhunt.com/ Java Performance Tuning http://www.javaperformancetuning.com/newsletter.shtml Hacker Newsletters http://www.hackernewsletter.com/ Postgres Weekly PostgreSQL news: https://postgresweekly.com/ Software Lead Weekly People, culture, leadership: http://softwareleadweekly.

Welcome to Jekyll, goodbye to Drupal!

I finally migrated from Drupal to Jekyll. While I still like Drupal as a project, maintaining my small and simple site with a full-blown CMS has become too cumbersome. NoCMS for the win!