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Refurbished my Blog - No More Wordpress

It’s way over a year ago since I wrote anything here. Not a single post in 2015 and only one in 2014.

Life has been quite hectic lately. Hard work at Kiosked and four kids at home leave very little room for additional hobbies. Still, I have had the time to write two posts on Kiosked’s blog about microservices:

Discussing pros and cons of microservices:
http://blog.kiosked.com/en/blog/to-microservice-or-not-that-is-the-question/

Kiosked’s approach to microservices:
http://blog.kiosked.com/en/blog/kioskeds-approach-to-microservices/

Now it’s time to get back on track and continue writing. But first things first. It was time to get rid of the damn Wordpress. Wordpress has been a liability. It is all the time under attack. Mostly various DDoS attacks on weak points like xmlrpc.php, etc. But there’s more. The technical design of wordpress is really flawed. All PHP files are public, including all the plugins which may have their own security holes as well. It’s a nightmare. I don’t have time to deal with that kind of shit.

Now I have switched to Hexo. Thanks to Perry and Daniel for the recommendation. Although I am not too keen on writing in markdown, I will sleep a lot better during nights when I am just running plain HTML files instead of a buggy Wordpress.

Ok, this was a short post. I have learned that the best way to get started is to just do something quickly, even if it is small. So more posts will follow…