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commit 09296d9579683954dd61829f9d4494eb9149c28a
parent b89f6c48755f409bde2f2b80692d49c9c97fcecd
Author: Jake Bauer <jbauer@paritybit.ca>
Date:   Sun, 31 May 2020 23:52:56 -0400

Publish new blog post

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Mpages/blog.md | 6+++++-
Apages/blog/it-doesnt-have-to-be-perfect.md | 36++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Mpages/home.md | 4++--
Mpublic/feeds/sitewide-feed.xml | 14++++++++++++++
Mpublic/sitemap.xml | 1+
5 files changed, 58 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/pages/blog.md b/pages/blog.md @@ -4,7 +4,7 @@ [//]: # "main.min.css" -[//]: # "2020; sub:April; sub:February; 2019" +[//]: # "2020; sub:May; sub:April; sub:February; 2019" <a class="rss-icon" href="/feeds/sitewide-feed.xml"> <img src="/img/feed-icon.png" width="15" height="15" alt="Click for RSS"/> @@ -20,6 +20,10 @@ href="https://social.paritybit.ca/@jbauer">Mastodon</a>. ### 2020 <ul> +</ul> +#### May +<ul> + <li>2020-05-31 <a href="blog/it-doesnt-have-to-be-perfect">It Doesn't Have to Be Perfect</a></li> <li>2020-05-29 <a href="blog/book-review-the-mediocre-programmer">Book Review: The Mediocre Programmer</a></li> <li>2020-05-28 <a href="blog/a-quick-rant-about-web-font-sizes">A Quick Rant About Web Font Sizes</a></li> <li>2020-05-27 <a href="blog/i-like-perl">I Like Perl</a></li> diff --git a/pages/blog/it-doesnt-have-to-be-perfect.md b/pages/blog/it-doesnt-have-to-be-perfect.md @@ -0,0 +1,36 @@ +## It Doesn't Have to Be Perfect + +[//]: # "The software you create doesn't have to be perfect, it just matters that you get it out there..." + +[//]: # "main.min.css" + +[//]: # + +<div class="byline"> +<b>Written By:</b> Jake Bauer | + <b>Posted:</b> 2020-05-31 | + <b>Last Updated:</b> 2020-05-31 +</div> + +I've been putting off working on Gopherizer, the script to convert an HTML file +to Gopher-compatible syntax, for a couple days now. I think the main reason is +that I feel like I'm unfamiliar with how to solve the problem and don't know +where to begin. I'm also worried about writing a script, having it work, but +then it being a mess of spaghetti code which I wouldn't want to release to the +public (since I actually intend for others to use this). + +Really though, if I don't start working on it, I'm never going to figure out how +to solve the problem. If I don't bother to program it, nobody can even use it +anyways. Procrastinating on it isn't going to solve those problems or ease my +concerns. Instead, I should just get stuck in and write. If I try doing things +one way and that doesn't work out, then I can just try different things. If the +code is messy or inefficient, that can be improved later on by either myself or +others. + +There really is no point procrastinating. It doesn't have to be perfect. I +should just do it. + +_This is my thirty-fourth post for the +[#100DaysToOffload](https://social.paritybit.ca/tags/100DaysToOffload) +challenge. You can learn more about this challenge over at +[https://100daystooffload.com](https://100daystooffload.com)._ diff --git a/pages/home.md b/pages/home.md @@ -20,6 +20,8 @@ extent)! Access through `gopher://paritybit.ca` or `gemini://paritybit.ca`. src="/img/feed-icon.png" width="15" height="15" alt="Click for RSS Feed"/> </a> </div> +2020-05-31 <a class="feed-item" href="blog/it-doesnt-have-to-be-perfect">It Doesn't Have to Be Perfect</a> + 2020-05-29 <a class="feed-item" href="blog/book-review-the-mediocre-programmer">Book Review: The Mediocre Programmer</a> 2020-05-28 <a class="feed-item" href="blog/a-quick-rant-about-web-font-sizes">A Quick Rant About Web Font Sizes</a> @@ -37,8 +39,6 @@ extent)! Access through `gopher://paritybit.ca` or `gemini://paritybit.ca`. 2020-05-22 <a class="feed-item" href="blog/rewriting-my-static-site-generator">Rewriting My Static Site Generator</a> -2020-05-19 <a class="feed-item" href="blog/self-hosted-mail-now-live">Self-Hosted Email is Now Live!</a> - ### What is a Parity Bit? It is a bit (in the 1's and 0's sense) used in checking for errors in digital diff --git a/public/feeds/sitewide-feed.xml b/public/feeds/sitewide-feed.xml @@ -7,6 +7,20 @@ <description>The feed that covers all notable additions, updates, announcements, and other changes for the entire paritybit.ca website.</description> <item> + <title>It Doesn't Have to Be Perfect</title> + <link>https://www.paritybit.ca/blog/it-doesnt-have-to-be-perfect</link> + <guid>https://www.paritybit.ca/blog/it-doesnt-have-to-be-perfect</guid> + <pubDate>Sun, 31 May 2020 23:48:12 -0400</pubDate> +<description><![CDATA[<h2 id="it-doesnt-have-to-be-perfect">It Doesn’t Have to Be Perfect</h2> +<div class="byline"> +<p><b>Written By:</b> Jake Bauer | <b>Posted:</b> 2020-05-31 | <b>Last Updated:</b> 2020-05-31</p> +</div> +<p>I’ve been putting off working on Gopherizer, the script to convert an HTML file to Gopher-compatible syntax, for a couple days now. I think the main reason is that I feel like I’m unfamiliar with how to solve the problem and don’t know where to begin. I’m also worried about writing a script, having it work, but then it being a mess of spaghetti code which I wouldn’t want to release to the public (since I actually intend for others to use this).</p> +<p>Really though, if I don’t start working on it, I’m never going to figure out how to solve the problem. If I don’t bother to program it, nobody can even use it anyways. Procrastinating on it isn’t going to solve those problems or ease my concerns. Instead, I should just get stuck in and write. If I try doing things one way and that doesn’t work out, then I can just try different things. If the code is messy or inefficient, that can be improved later on by either myself or others.</p> +<p>There really is no point procrastinating. It doesn’t have to be perfect. I should just do it.</p> +<p><em>This is my thirty-fourth post for the <a href="https://social.paritybit.ca/tags/100DaysToOffload">#100DaysToOffload</a> challenge. You can learn more about this challenge over at <a href="https://100daystooffload.com" class="uri">https://100daystooffload.com</a>.</em></p>]]></description> +</item> +<item> <title>Book Review: The Mediocre Programmer</title> <link>https://www.paritybit.ca/blog/book-review-the-mediocre-programmer</link> <guid>https://www.paritybit.ca/blog/book-review-the-mediocre-programmer</guid> diff --git a/public/sitemap.xml b/public/sitemap.xml @@ -3,6 +3,7 @@ <url><loc>https://www.paritybit.ca</loc></url> <url><loc>https://www.paritybit.ca/home</loc></url> <url><loc>https://www.paritybit.ca/blog</loc></url> + <url><loc>https://www.paritybit.ca/blog/it-doesnt-have-to-be-perfect</loc></url> <url><loc>https://www.paritybit.ca/blog/book-review-the-mediocre-programmer</loc></url> <url><loc>https://www.paritybit.ca/blog/a-quick-rant-about-web-font-sizes</loc></url> <url><loc>https://www.paritybit.ca/blog/i-like-perl</loc></url>