Homebrew Website Club

Darius Dunlap:

I'm setting up a coworking and makerspace in Half Moon Bay, and I'm wondering if SF people would be interested

Tantek Çelik:

welcome to homebrew website club - @kevimarks is taking notes with noterlive.com

this also shows up in https://indiewebcamp.com/irc/today?beta#bottom because we collect the hashtag there

almost the 2nd anniversary of the Homebrew Website Club, which was inspired by the 38th anniversary of Homebrew Computer Club

there are meetups today in Brighton, UK; Göteborg Sweden and Portland & SF int he US

in 2 weeks there is Indiewebcamp MIT November 7th/8th http://indiewebcamp.com/2015/MIT

Indiewebcamp SF will be a 1 day hack day on December 3rd http://indiewebcamp.com/2015/SF

as of october 1st the t.co shortener always uses https, so it always takes 23 characters, so adjust your length calculations

I updated my cassis library that estimates tweet length with URLs at @cassisjs

we ran into a problem with indiewebify.me -the site that checks if your site is indie - only 1 person could deploy

we had similar problems with h2vx.com, webmention.org -where the source is open but only some can deploy

so we're coming up with ways to automatically deploy these projects when they are updated

Kevin Marks:

I have worked on a thing called story cards http://indiewebcamp.com/storycards


I don't really have my own website; I do work full time but only 3 days a week so I have some time to build a site

Darius Dunlap:

I'm redesigning the square peg foundation site, which is currently wordpress, but working out the flow first

that si going to end up turning into an indiwebified project when the design is done

what are you using for your backends? flask.

Kevin Marks:

I tend to use appengine/python/jinja2 or node/express/jade

Tantek Çelik:

I use PHP, based on my cassis project which is a hybrid PHP/javascript language

Kevin Marks:

tantek's coding style in cassis looks more like C - when Kyle and I ported bits to python thats what it felt like

Tantek Çelik:

there are a lot of bits where you have to parse urls and responses a lot which is the xkcd.com/927 problem

and I found all the ways people name the different parts of a URL http://tantek.com/2011/238/b1/many-ways-slice-url-name-pieces