So this is yet another attempt at maintaining a personal website. I've lost count of the number of times I've been here. Plone, Drupal, Laravel, and more, have all had their turn. Today, it is Gutenberg.
I'm excited about Rust and no better way to learn a new language than to dive all in. I've been excited for a while now about static site generators and the methodology they represent. Gutenberg has been a short learning curve and I really like it so far!
Another interesting approach that a friend turned me on to, is utility based CSS. Tailwind CSS has really done it up nicely.
Lastly, Netlify is doing what I've been formulating in my head for a while now. A Git based implementation for content management. It makes so much sense. Branches are cheap and deploying review sites to URLs per branch is obvious.
Recently, I acquired a new laptop for work and took the opportunity to start with a clean install. No TimeMachine, nor transfer of home directory. Just starting over with everything I now know, with a goal of keeping a manual log of everything installed or configured. Two reasons include: it'll be interesting to know, and, it will encourage slowing down and thinking through the actual need or the process of installing something.