Journal

Class of 2020 Goes Static

"The only constant is change." -- Heraclitus (paraphrased) Changes Recent changes have had an impact on my available time. In response I’m cutting back on side projects and streamlining work flows. The Class of 2020 website is one obvious casualty, but there are others. The new site is built with Hugo, a static website generator. This simplifies the work and reduces costs. I will also maintain fewer web sites. Look for information on the Class of 2020 at my main site: ronliskey.

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New year, new site

After too many years building websites with overly-complex content management systems, I’m moving to static website generators. Having tested several, I’ve settled on Hugo, a relatively new and promising application written in Go. Working with Drupal was never much fun. The first 80% of a Drupal project is usually easy, the next 10% is tough, and the last 10% almost never seems to get done at all. The thousands of features Drupal offers don’t matter for most websites, and the weight of all that cruft was getting in the way.

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