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Cloud Whatis

Dictionary of cloud stuff. (Work in progress… Last updated: 2021-04-28.)

Cloud Native (Bookmarks)

My bookmarks. Mess of. Publishing them to spur myself to… put in order (before everything we know becomes obsolete!). (Last updated 2020-10-19.)

‘Twas brillig

So, decided to hack my own slideshow script, to dynamically turn (some of) these WP posts into slideshows… (Published code on GitLab, even tho it’s kindda idiosyncratic? It’s called Slithy, obviously.)


WordPress is dead (and doesn’t know it yet). Gutenberg is… wrong on so many levels. But, I can’t develop an alternative for this devlog, yet. So, for now, hacking to the rescue! For a specific usecase (slideshow) where I need(?) … Continued

How to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse: Software Engineering for Web Startups

[Lecture slides. Work in progress…] What the WWW was/is/will be all about, software engineering principles pertinent to web development (web=app=mobile), current failures and implications for startups, and maybe attempted forecasts? A serial CTO’s perspective on what makes the world (of … Continued

Drupal to WordPress: Migrating Database, URLs, Generating Posts…

The long and winding road of (low-level) migrating content from a Drupal website to WP. Workplan: MySQL and SFTP → SQL → CSV → scripting → import plugin → theme hacking…

DOM Templating and Interpolation



bson2json: just a quick & dirty converter, BSON→JSON, and rudimentary schema analysis, for preparing to migrate a MongoDB dump to LevelDB.

Hacked Teacup: Double Macchiato

Teacup (HTML templating in CoffeeScript) is a fantastic DSL (domain specific language). Less “specific” than Jade, but it’s a programming language, so the potential for extending is exciting! I’ve been writing “helpers” to abstract HTML details, make my templates a higher level … Continued

Constitution: a Method to the Madness

Systematic web apps development (notes towards…). The method I follow with my still work in progress Constitution stack.