Summary: Spoilers: I wasn’t a fan.
Summary: It was pretty good.
Previous Goals Redesign murraycolin.com using murraycolin.org as a template. In flight. I currently have a github branch open, but I’m still playing with the design. Fully finish the design of murraycolin.org. Mostly complete. I am much happier with the current look of the site, but there will always be things to improve. Learn more about HTTP/2.0 and see if there is a way I can speed up content on the sites.
Previous Goals Redesign murraycolin.org using Pelican CMS. Create and test thebrodeo.com. Current Goals Redesign murraycolin.com using murraycolin.org as a template. Fully finish the design of murraycolin.org. For example, I do not like the color consistency of certain items like these buttons: Learn more about HTTP/2.0 and see if there is a way I can speed up content on the sites. Transfer content from thebrodeo.
Jekyll Originally, I had decided to locally host a Jekyll install instead of running through Github Pages. This was actually a pretty bad idea. Not only did I have the added complexity of patching the VPS, but I also had to maintain things like SSL certificates. I also had to run a reverse proxy from NGINX in order to serve SSL. This was pretty bonkers for a static content blog so I decided to go with another CMS.