Posted on January 11th, 2009.
Well, I've redesigned the site again. This time it's all me. I built the site from the ground up with Django and Python. Why? Several reasons:
- I already pay for hosting at WebFaction for other sites so also paying Squarespace for my personal one was too wasteful.
- I wanted to practice designing another site with Django.
- I wanted more flexibility than Squarespace supports and I'm not afraid to get my hands dirty with code.
If you want to know more about how I created the site, check out the site's project page.
I've tried to make transitioning to the new site as easy as possible. For example, I set up the urls so that links to the entries on the old blog will redirect to entries on the new one if they exist.
I'm going to work on porting over more of the old blog entries in the next day or two. I don't want to bring them all over; just the best ones.
I'm also going to implement an RSS feed that will encompass projects and blog entries.
Let me know what you think!