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Virtual events are not the same as in person events. We’ve spent a lot of time in the pandemic trying to replicate the office. Fifteen-minute stand-ups on Zoom every day. Hour long meetings of all kinds. Two full days of quarterly planning. Four days of virtual conference. …


Aerobatic is a static website hosting service. For web designers, it provides an easy alternative to complex SSL provisioning, CDN configuration, and web server setup. The service recently changed from a Bitbucket plugin to a stand-alone tool. …


Every goddamn iOS app under the sun seems to have it’s own in-app web browser that is a total piece of shit. I’m looking at you, Facebook, Twitter, Medium, and every other inconsequential app that deigns to get in the way of my workflow.

There’s a very good reason I…


I have a problem: I have two conflicting requirements for the content management system. The COO wants me to avoid managing servers if I can, or at least outsource it. On the other hand, the CEO and Marketing want something that’s web based, and easy to use. WordPress and CraftCMS…


Gatsby transforms plain text into dynamic blogs and websites using the latest web technologies. It’s easy to get started with — and host on Aerobatic. I’ll go over why you should consider it, and how to get it up and running quickly with Aerobatic.

Why Gatsby? The Advantage of React Over Templates

The current crop of content management…


Setting up secure websites has been a complex process. It involves arcane commands typed into a terminal screen. Aerobatic devised a way to provision and deploy certificates via a few clicks. All websites must encrypt customer data with an SSL certificate. …


Hakyll is a Haskell tool for generating static sites, mostly aimed at small-to-medium sites and personal blogs. It is highly configurable, with its own Domain Specific Language. If you need something more than Markdown support, say, TeX, or need to write your own compilation rules, it’s a powerful tool.

Installation

Assuming…


This post is written by Ivan Storck, Director of Developer Relations at Aerobatic and is a cross-post from the Bitbucket Blog at https://blog.bitbucket.org

At Aerobatic, our mission is to empower front-end developers to innovate faster — less time spent thinking about infrastructure, more time spent developing amazing customer-facing experiences; less…


The process of setting up the currently popular (Grunt or Gulp) build tools for front-end web apps takes too long, and involves too much boilerplate code.

Brunch is a great solution. It is fast, easy to set up, and reduces boilerplate.

Also, and more importantly, the combination of writing an…


In order to truly get the diverse teams we are looking for, we need to pivot on our definition of success, and reward part-time work. Perhaps especially for Men.

Success isn’t working 50 hour weeks. Success is making a meaningful contribution at work, and then coming home to dinner with…

Ivan Storck

Coding and Teaching Functional Web Development, Entrepreneurship, and Sustainability. Crazy about Standup Paddleboarding.

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