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    My site is sciencemadness.org. I started it when I was still an undergraduate some 20 years ago now (!). Content on it has been linked from here a bunch of times [1] -- most often, regarding my scan of the book Ignition! An Informal History of Liquid Rocket Propellants by John D. Clark: https://library.sciencemadness.org/library/books/ignition.pdf But I'd suggest checking out the whole library, not just...
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    My site is https://4dayweek.io/ and I just quit my job to go full time on it :).
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    Https://xenodium.com All posts are written to a giant org file. https://github.com/xenodium/xenodium.github.io/blob/master/index.org This wasn’t by design but more accidental. The file started as my notes, and eventually exported it to html as a single page (using built-in export). That page grew too large over time, so I wrote some custom elisp code to split into multiple html pages served by GitHub pages:...
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    Https://xenodium.com All posts are written to a giant org file. https://github.com/xenodium/xenodium.github.io/blob/master/index.org This wasn’t by design but more accidental. The file started as my notes, and eventually exported it to html as a single page (using built-in export). That page grew too large over time, so I wrote some custom elisp code to split into multiple html pages served by GitHub pages:...
  6. Pinjour makes it easy to create photo maps for your nature, landscape, and travel photography!

    I made https://jfornear.com with Jekyll and GitHub Pages. I haven’t updated it since 2019... I’ve been focused on building https://pinjour.com lately.
  7. daedalOS is a recreation of the desktop environment experience on the web.https://dustinbrett.com/

    Https://dustinbrett.com/ I've spent the last 16 months working on this app/site. It's my passion side project to build a functional desktop environment in the browser. Here is the source code: https://github.com/DustinBrett/daedalOS.
  8. Privacy-first, no-nonsense, super-fast blogging. No trackers, no JavaScript, no stylesheets. Just your words.

    Https://tsk.bearblog.dev/ Hosted using Bear Blog [0]. Pretty good blogging platform! A place where I share my life stories and projects. [0]: https://bearblog.dev/.
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    Thanks! Yes I streamed a great many nights of my work on this site and have recently been doing some posts going over it's features. https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLM88opVjBuU7xSRoHhs3hZBz3JmHHBMMN.
  10. Bulma is an open source CSS framework based on Flexbox and built with Sass. It's 100% responsive, fully modular, and available for free.

    Hm, thanks for letting me know. Looks like I can reproduce the issue on desktop using Firefox's Responsive Design Mode set to a smaller iPhone. The mobile layout could definitely use some love. Since the last rework of the site, I've used bulma¹ for styling and really liked it. Might be a good excuse for a weekend project. :) ¹: https://bulma.io/.
  11. Winamp in your browser! The memories!

    Glad you liked it! Credit to Webamp for the player. https://webamp.org/.
  12. A simple snippet for tracking page views on your website.

    Https://davidkunnen.com my personal site https://stockevents.app my main project https://minimalanalytics.com something I made some time ago that people liked.
  13. A simple CMS for Jekyll and Hugo sites.

    Https://adambennett.dev/ Mostly Android + Kotlin with a recent foray into interviewing, and I'd like to write about leadership/culture a bit more. I've gotten out of the habit of writing recently due to burnout but I'm starting to feel that motivation again. It's a Hugo static site ontop of Firebase Hosting, and I just commit to GitHub and Actions builds and deploys the site for me. I recently started using...
  14. This long-form newsletter, active since 2015, takes on the questions that nobody thought to ask and makes them interesting and compelling, uncovering fascinating stories along the way.

    Https://tedium.co A newsletter that also has a website attached. I set up the backend so it spits out full code for a newsletter in a specific backend view.
  15. Squeak VM in JavaScript for running Squeak images in your browser.

    Oh sorry, HN usability played with our hearts :D The message was meant to this other dev, quite cool mind map: https://wiki.nikitavoloboev.xyz And I'm impressed by what you have done there. I even played a bit of DOOM heh. Your project reminded me a little bit of https://squeak.js.org in the sense of having a full OS like thing in the browser. Congrats for the achievement!
  16. Welcome to Medium, a place to read, write, and interact with the stories that matter most to you. Every day thousands of new voices share…

    It's awesome. Lots of cool things going on [0], great work life balance, competitive pay, great people. If you want to know more just email me (in bio). [0] https://medium.com/@cfatechblog.