Deploying a Vue PWA to Now

There are lots of strange things in that title. Vue? PWA? Now? Let's break it down. tl;dr I made a PWA using the Star Wars API and it's pretty quick: swapi.finnian.app VueJS Vue is a relatively new front end JavaScript framework. To quote their documentation: Vue (pronounced /vjuː/, like view) is a progressive framework for building user interfaces. Unlike other monolithic frameworks, Vue is designed from the ground up to be incrementally adoptable. The core library is focused on the view layer only, and is easy to pick up and integrate with other libraries or existing projects. On the other hand, Vue is also perfectly capable of powering sophisticated Single-Page Applications when used in combination with modern continue...

How and why I migrated from Wordpress to Ghost

To be honest, it wasn't Wordpress that was the issue. Having all my content spread across the web wasn't really working very well anymore so I decided to take the plunge and migrate fxapi.co.uk to finnian.io/blog. To start with, I thought I'd just move the entire site to it's new home on my server but I ended up changing my mind entirely and started using Ghost. Why? I love how hackable Ghost is - writing custom themes is such a breeze compared to Wordpress. I know PHP and have some experience with WP themes but Ghost's Handlebars API is very very well designed and makes the whole process far easier. Research I did some poking around continue...