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About my website Tags: websites, webdevelopment, my blog.
Thought I'd write a bit about this blog, the ideas and origins behind some things.
Why'd I start a blog?
Let's begin at the beginning. About a year ago I started reading more on the web. Of course you read all day long when you are on the computer, but it are all bits and pieces. I'm talking about stuff which is like 14 pages in length
(on a full HD screen). Back then I read a lot on qntm.org
Short URLs Tags: my blog.
After thinking it trough and trough and trough, I've finally settled on a short URL scheme:
Shortname can be a custom name I can set, or a blogpost ID.
Well lucb1e.com/shortname would conflict with files on my server. I could include a long explaination what problems it would arise and how I could overcome them, but in the end it comes down to: It gets too complex. For something like this, I want to keep it as simple as possible. Preferably just one line of htaccess.
The most logical way after this was to use a subdirectory:
This was recognisable and easy to implement, but I dislike it.