Another New Blog?

17 Oct 2021

Here we are in another new year with not enough blogging going on, and I am somewhat dismayed to find that the platform that this blog is based on (Jekyll) is now apparently in trouble. The primary developer and maintainer passed away and people are now wondering how active the ecosystem will remain going forward.

I did some quick research to find out that in the bubbling, boiling churn that is web development technology, some interesting new players have emerged, one called next.js in particular. It is interesting in that it is based on Javascript, which seems to be the programming language for the web these days. But, enough about the details for now. The focus of this post is to capture some basic requirements for a new blog implementation