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Fizz Buzz golfing

A colleague of mine came to me recently and gave me the following link, telling me to try the single challenge and make it as small as possible. It contained the classic Fizz Buzz problem. I whipped a rather standard JavaScript solution, which passed the site's verification with flying colors
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on ghost

Different and the same

If there’s one thing I miss about the old Wordpress blog it’s the simplicity in troubleshooting. Fixing any errors about the site usually required editing some .php files and then reloading the browser until everything turned out to be fine. Today I tried to update my other Ghost
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Browserify is useful

During the React tutorial presented in the previous post, I got a good taste of Browserify and so far it's the first tool of its kind that I found personally useful. Browserify helps with the module management, using npm, and can also to other useful transformations to the source file
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Some thoughts about React

This week I went trough a very interesting React tutorial, that recreated the Hacker News frontpage. For those who don't know, React is a "Javascript library for building user interfaces", built by the brilliant Facebook developers. It's main point is the use of a Virtual DOM, which makes the rendering
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Facebook comments on a Ghost blog

After setting up my personal blog on a subdomain I had to do something about comments. Since it was a personal blog, targeted at my friends, and I was also planning to promote it mostly on Facebook, I prefered to have Facebook comments instead of the standard Disqus plugin. There
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Setting a Ghost blog on a subdomain

This weekend I tried to set up Ghost on a subdomain as well. I succeeded in the end, but things didn't go as smoothly as I hoped. Even though, in retrospective, it should have been obvious, the first thing that needs to be done is to create the subdomain in
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