These days, all the cool hipster kids want to deploy stuff by pushing a Git or Mercurial repository up to their server.
And that’s pretty cool indeed, because you basically update your website by doing something like:
hg push myserver So here’s how you can do it with PieCrust (although 90% of this article has nothing to do with PieCrust):
Installing Git/Mercurial/whatever on your server Setting up your SSH keys Pushing your repository Defining hooks/triggers Keep reading for the meaty details…
I recently cut the cord, as they say, giving up cable TV in favor of Netflix and generally doing more productive things otherwise (which is easy since Netflix up here in Canada doesn’t have nearly as much content as in its home country). The problem was then to figure out how to access Netflix’s streams at home.
The web interface works well enough but is obviously not suited for using from the couch (even with that very handy Rii remote).
You may have noticed that this blog has changed its look, and has migrated its comments to Disqus. You may also see at the bottom of the page something about some pie crust baking… here’s what’s happening.
I have a few websites around and most of them don’t have much in them (e.g. I use the domain name for other things). There’s clearly not enough content to use a proper CMS, but there’s a bit too much repetition for my tastes if I write HTML files by hand.
My little scripts for syncing Google Chrome search engines preferences are now available on GitHub, where it’s simpler for anyone to grab them and modify them.