Refreshing the blog layout

Refreshing the blog layout

It’s been almost 4 years since I created the current layout of my blog. I finally have some free time, so I decided to refresh it and solve several problems that have been waiting for years. The release of WordPress 5.0 with its new revolutionary editor was another impulse to do this.

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A year on Stack Overflow

If you’re a developer, you must have heard about Stack Overflow. Certainly, you also have pieces of code in your projects that have been copied from the answers you found there. 🙂 I’m no exception – I have used Stack Overflow for a long time. 3 years ago I even created an account, but it was practically inactive (a new user with no reputation cannot do much). But a year ago I become to be more active there. What is the effect of the year on Stack Overflow?

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How more efficient is CPU-Optimized Droplet than Standard Droplet on DigitalOcean?

GG.deals is hosted on DigitalOcean. Although choosing DigitalOcean for hosting was pretty straightforward for us, we were still not so sure if it is worth pay extra for CPU-Optimized droplets. CPU-Optimized droplets obviously should be more efficient in CPU-intensive task, but there was no real comparison of how more efficient they are. But we get some comparison when we tried to perform database migration from Salenauts to GG.deals on two types of droplets.

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Moving GitHub repositories to organization account

Today I finally cleaned up my GitHub account and moved all important repositories to the organization account. From now this will be home for everything that can be used by others in their projects. These repositories will almost certainly not disappear, and projects can be considered as stable. A private account is my own sandbox – there are no rules here. 🙂 It mainly contains forks of projects where I contribute to and test repositories. Nothing interesting. 🙂