I recently switched my hosting provider from HostSailor to Scaleway (using their VPS solution). Mostly because of the cheaper prices, as well as because they are Europe based (finally I can pay in Euros!) and the fact that they provide SSD servers instead of normal HDDs, which results in a performance boost. But I also made the switch because of the operating systems they provide, most notably: Arch Linux.
Letsencrypt has launched its public beta, and I (more than a year after my last blog post) have finally found something to talk about again.
Probably most (or all) of you people didn't even recognize the changes I've made in the last few months, but the website now switched to a different CMS under the hood.
In fact it isn't really using a CMS anymore, but a static site generator called metalsmith.
Since I've started using Linux I'm constantly trying to switch to open source alternatives whenever it's possible. One of the services I really rely on, but haven't replaced with a matching open source counterpart is Last.fm. I totally love the features Last.fm offers: most of all I enjoy the music tracking & statistics and I dig its recommendation system.
I finally got my blog running, that's perfect! I hope it stays that way.
To start off, I'm gonna use this first post to write about my intentions with this website aka blog.
The obvious thing first: