I build and maintain this blog using Hugo, a fairly popular static site generator. I do enjoy how easy it can make creating a site, although one thing that can be a little bit tedious is I work with more than one machine and I can have a tendency to forget what versions of which tools I have installed or just how I installed those tools. Consistency regrettably falls victim to my own laziness at these times.
So a lot has been going on in my life, and finding time and inspiration for creating has had to take a backseat to that. I've been meaning to do more, but as is so typically me that doesn't often work out. A big part of that was buying a house earlier in the year. I guess it was something that kept me very busy, but perhaps somewhat of an excuse.
So it has been almost 2 months now since this year's GitHub Universe has come and gone, and I thought I'd share some of the highlights from the conference and my thoughts on some of the new and upcoming things.
I've been spending some time lately exploring some of the things I can do with Azure DevOps, which is essentially Microsoft's re-branded VSTS. I think it does have a lot to offer for Open Source projects. I got pretty excited by the notion of using it to publish to npm, which sounds great but for how I wanted to use it I was finding the documentation to be somewhat confusing. The workflow I wanted to implement was:
Welcome to my nice new shiny blog! I've had some false starts here and there trying to put this together, but here we are now. Here's a list of things to come in the very new future. Details of my last trip to Japan this past April Summary of my time at this year's GitHub Universe More posts of some of my newer original music that I'm writing A guide on setting up CI/CD for a Node module using GitHub and Azure Pipelines Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!