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

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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!