Most businesses need to send an email from time to time. Marketing platforms aside, what if you want to send it on your terms? Here’s a table comparing the common choices for starting businesses and indie makers.
Transactional email providers for indie businesses
Inserting content in the middle of a Jekyll post
Do you wish to insert content (such as advertisement or a link) right in the middle of the Jekyll page? We can do that by using the content as an array and a forloop. Here is how.
Secure Azure blobs pre-signing in Elixir
If you use Azure block storage, chances are you want to take advantage of a shared access signature (SAS), a feature usually known as pre-signing URLs. Shared access signatures allow you to share access to your blobs with a given time limit.
Migrating WordPress blog to Jekyll
This year I migrated my blog from the famous WordPress blogging platform to Jekyll static site generator. The main reasons were the handling of code snippets, simplicity, and security. I think that WordPress is fine, but my own time with WordPress is certainly up.
Installing Ruby with ruby-build and ruby-install
When you need a unified way to install CRuby and alternative Ruby implementations these days, it comes down to ruby-build and ruby-install. Is there a difference?