Switching from Octopress to Hexo

After a little bit more than two years blogging with Octopress, I recently switched to Hexo, a Node.js powered static blog framework. While Octopress was covering my requirements pretty well, managing Ruby versions and gem dependencies has been painful, and I ran into annoying issues numerous times. Nowadays, I would rather not have to deal with RVM and bundle to generate this site, especially since npm is such a joy to use compared to most package managers I’ve been working with....

December 14, 2013 · 1 min

From WordPress to Octopress

As some of you may already have noticed, this site is now powered by Octopress. I made the switch from WordPress two weeks ago now and as I tweeted at that time, I couldn’t be happier of my choice. I still totally agree with this statement: it makes perfect sense for slow paced blogs like this one, and clearly, I’m not looking back. Now that I’m used to Markdown Syntax I realize how painful it was to write articles in TinyMCE, as no matter how hard I tried, it always added some garbage into the markup: something detail oriented people like myself can hardly cope with....

August 11, 2011 · 2 min

Hello World!

Welcome to cambus.net, my personal site which main purpose is to gather all the projects I’ve been involved with at the same place. Although I’ve been originally planning to use another solution (namely b2evolution) to build this site upon, I’ve finally been switching over to Wordpress 3.0. Despite huge optimization issues, which can however partly be fixed by using cache plugins, I still consider it to be the best blogging platform available in 2010, thanks to an enormous plugins base, its overall flexibility, and a very user-friendly and productive back-end making it a breeze to publish and manage content....

July 10, 2010 · 1 min