The Making of Icy Blog27 Jan 2017 • 4 min read • #icy-blog, #programming, #glaciate
Alternative Title: Why Does PHP Still Exist (I promise, this isn't a PHP complaint article.)
Shortly before making Icy Blog, I took a good look at Glaciate. It was stagnant with little (if any) content and half of the systems that I had painstakingly wrote were broken during a web host transfer. I wasn't ever really happy about nothing happening.
I thought hard about what I wanted it to be. Or rather, what I wanted to use to get it to be what I wanted it to be. My requirements were simple:
- It had to be something I could actually understand to make changes to. This ruled out anything PHP-based, as frankly, I don't want to think of a single hilarity that goes on with that thing.