Originally the Campsite Booking API project was a coding challenge for a developer position I applied to at Upgrade Inc.. Back then, in 2018, the coding challenge was followed by a series of interviews, but in the end, I didn’t receive an offer. I recently revisited this project, and in this post, I go over the various improvements and new features that have been implemented.Continue reading
It’s been 6 months since the inception of my website, kiroule.com, and it’s time to take stock. On 29th April, I published my first article, “Start Blogging With GitHub, Hugo, and Netlify." Since then, I’ve published seven more articles while starting two series: “Building Your Blog, the Geeky Way” and “Hugo Theme Recipes."Continue reading
In this post, I describe how I migrated the configuration of my site from a single config file with placeholders to the Hugo way of managing environment-specific settings, namely the “Configuration Directory” method. This article is the fifth part of the series “Building Your Blog, the Geeky Way”.Continue reading
In this article, I elaborate on one of my pet projects, which was part of preparations for the
Docker Certified Associate exam. You will be presented with detailed information about the initial implementation and some refactorings that have been done recently.
This post summarizes how to automate the manual upload of index records to Algolia if you use Netlify to host your website. With this enhancement, every time you add new or update existing content, it will be automatically indexed and uploaded to Algolia. This article is the fourth part of the series “Building Your Blog, the Geeky Way”.