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Notes | 2024

Reconnect with the good side of the Web

This post grabbed me this morning, because it speaks to me from the soul about the danger of burnout in the IT industry and the joy you get when you can develop something for yourself and no one else. For me in particular, it gets exciting when it has something to do with the #IndieWeb and taking back control of your own data.

I’m not familiar with #Python at the moment, but I know most of the concepts of the language and can read it, so I’m going to set up an instance of #Feedi, the “Personal Reader”, and see how far I get. I like the mix of classic #RSS feeds and #Mastodon streams, as well as the ability to easily write my own source parser … and the well-designed UI. Chapeau for this gem …


#Link |  Rethinking my Webmention Implementation

To start the new year, I decided to overhaul my Webmention implementation in the next weeks, having already revised the display of incoming Webmentions and deleted the “good old” comments without replacement during my New Year’s vacation.

I was triggered by Jan Monschke who, almost exactly a year ago, described in great detail how he implemented #Webmentions on his GitHub-based blog and used its #Actions. The local storage of the data is particularly relevant for me here, as I currently only load it in the post via JavaScript from my endpoint webmention.io. If the site goes down, there is suboptimally nothing more to see…

This will also be a good opportunity to finally integrate my Notes into the automatic Webmention sending (incl. setting the correct verbs such as u-in-reply-to, u-repost-of u-like-of, u-bookmark-of, etc.), because at the moment I still do this manually via webmention.app.

Let’s go … and a happy new year to everyone on the #IndieWeb