Making of "running decade-old games in containers"

If you’re curious how I made the code samples in my earlier post on running old games in containers, read on! Code on a screen by Florian Olivo via Unsplash You’ll note that this was a step-by-step tutorial, with a lot of trial-and-error, and I wanted to show the reader all the errors and issues I ran into, and what changes I had to make for each step, and I showed how the runner script and the Dockerfile changed along the way....

December 15, 2020

Switching a Hugo theme

In the last post on Hugo, we quickly built a simple website with a minimalist Hugo theme. But what if we decide to switch our blog to a different theme? Is it really as simple as changing the name of the theme? Let’s find out! ...

May 9, 2019

Building a site with Hugo

I’ve worked with several sites built by Jekyll (written in Ruby), particularly on GitHub Pages, but for this site, I’ve decided to give the Hugo (written in Go) a try. Why specifically Hugo? Given the Go implementation, I looked forward to not having to deal with Ruby versions & environments, and Ruby gem dependency incompatibilities. Having worked a bit with Go, I was looking forward to a much simpler experience. I also liked several of the themes written for Hugo, and wanted to try some of them out. So how did it work out for me? ...

May 5, 2019