HHVM - Surprisingly Successful!

So, I'm pleasantly surprised by how much progress they've made with HHVM. Not only did it run my little experimental pages and such, but it ran my TT-RSS install like a champ once I switched to a MariaDB back-end. If they start getting more of the database extensions and what-not…

HHVM Experimentation

The last time I was fussing with HHVM, I could only get Wordpress to work, with everything else I tried either having problems or failing pretty spectacularly. However, that was version 2.1.0, and I'm told that 2.4.0 is out with a lot more compatibility, so I'm…

Spooky

The Chaos Axiom is now using Ghost as it's platform. Definitely a quick platform, and the built-in SQLite database is just fine for me right now. We'll see if I end up sticking with this one anymore than I did Pico or just plain HTML + Bootstrap.…

Switched to Pico & PostgreSQL for Reader

Decided to switch the site over to Pico. So far so good. It also allowed me to get off of MySQL/MariaDB completely and move to PostgresSQL for Reader. Now I just have to get better with Markdown and all will be well!…

PageSpeed Ho!

Now running the site with PageSpeed, doesn’t seem to be doing a whole lot yet, but why not. Reader seems faster at least. Also, word to the wise, do not use the nginx official repo with Ubuntu unless you backup your configs first. It has a totally different structure…

Adagio Sailor Moon Tea Reviews

Mars (10/10) – Green Chai, Spiced Green, & Hojicha More subtle than I would have expected given Mars personality, but the warm cinnamon and faint sweetness shines through true to the character. I’ll have to steep it longer next time to see if I can get a more fiery…