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Designing a Comment System

In my previous post I mentioned one possible solution for adding comments to my blog using the built in support for data files in Jekyll. This approach was pioneered by Damien Guard.
In this post I hope to have a crack at designing such a system myself and implementing it.

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Comments on a Static Blog

I have been considering adding comments to my blog for a little while now.

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Extracting Published Dates from web pages

One objectively useful piece of information often present on news and blog post articles online is the date of publication.
It can be used to determine how fresh and relevant an article is and when used in conjunction with other processing allow you get a feel for the subject of the article, be it a company, person or event.

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Vertx Config Toml

Today I have quickly thrown together a library to add support for TOML to the Vert.x Configuration service.

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Forced use of HTTPS on Blog

Quick update to this blog.
I have configured and forced the use of HTTPS.

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