Scott Hanson . DE

This is a personal blog by Scott Hanson (formerly papascott.de)

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    Happy New Year

    This is a good time to put an end to this year. Here's hoping for a better 2022!...

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    papascott.de is now scotthanson.de

    I'm rebranding! I'm now using my name as my digital identity. "PapaScott" arose from a whim when I started my blog on edithispage.com in December 1999, since we were going to become parents...

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    Use Caddy to map HTTPS to PagePark

    I've started a GitHub repository at scotthansonde/DrummerNotes for my notes and code about Drummer. I'm cross-posting my first note on using Caddy with PagePark here. PagePark is a"simple Node.js...

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    Push an Outline with Github Actions

    I've never worked with Github Actions before, but when thinking about how to push an outline from Drummer to GitHub I thought I'd take a look. Actions are in YAML files saved in a special directory...

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    Correction: Do NOT hide your secrets in the root outline

    Correction 13 November: you should not use this for real secrets, since the root outline is not really hidden or secure. But for global variables that you don't mind having exposed it should be OK....

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    Video Demo of Posting to Gatsby

    Dave Winer asked me to make a quick video of how it looks for a user to post to Gatsby from Drummer. I'm more than happy to...

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    Blogging in Gatsby with Drummer

    It works! At least for me, with a lot of limitations. But this post (and the two previous posts) on my Gatsby-powered blog was written in Drummer. The Dummer posts are integrated with the previous...

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    Making POST requests from Drummer

    That build hook URL for Netlify requires a POST request. But Drummer lets you run a script from the Iconbar. Here's mine. const xhr = new XMLHttpRequest();// XXX is given to you by Netlifyconst...

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    Connecting Drummer to Gatsby

    I've been thinking about how to use Drummer outlines in a static site generator, like Gatsby or Eleventy. They generally generate content from markdown files, so it must be possible to either export...

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    Erfolgserlebnis

    That German word is literally "experience of success", but a better translation would be "feeling of achievement". And I just had one! For over 10 years the banking software (that...

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