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Reincarnation

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A wise man once said that nothing really dies, it just comes back in a new form. Then he died.

Stand by for reincarnation.

Welcome to the Version Four of my website. Quite a bit has changed, so let’s go over it.

Comments Powered by GitHub

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NOTE: This article has been superseded by the ActivityPub comments system.

After seeing this article the other morning about replacing the Disqus comments on a blog powered by a static site generator (like this one) with comments backed by a GitHub issue and some front-end JavaScript to load and display them, I thought it would be fun to implement something similar. First I only built the code for displaying comments, similar to the aforementioned article, but I decided to take it one step further by allowing users to submit comments directly from my site.

The Pretty Good Minor Update

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It’s been about six months since the last time I redesigned the site, and while I didn’t want to redesign it yet again, I felt it could use a little update to make sure everything’s still good.

Hello, World!

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Hello again, world! Welcome to the third iteration of my website. Originally my site was hosted on GitHub pages and only available at shadowfacts.github.io. I wrote a couple of tutorials on using Forge to mod 1.6.4, but never really finished anything other than super basic setup/recipes. Later, after I got shadowfacts.net, I decided to set up a propper website using WordPress. I copied over all of the old tutorials from my old GitHub pages site, but never really did anything else with it. After my website being offline for almost a year, I’ve finally decided to switch back to GitHub for the simplicity (also I <3 Jekyll). Using Jekyll, I’ve got a structure in place that I can use to easily publish tutorials in a structured format. There is one tutorial series that I’m currently writing and that is Forge Mods in 1.9, and hopefully more series will follow.