This blog used to be a WordPress website. Now, it is based on Jekyll, after a second content migration since its creation 10 years ago. It was initially hosted at Blogger, but it was kind of hard to write about programming without code highlight support. I also couldn’t use custom plugins, css or JavaScript. Then I moved everything to WordPress, managed by myself in a private hosting service. There, I’ve got more flexibility in terms of content, but it was significantly slower than Blogger. The combination PHP + MySQL is known as low cost, but I was actually moving from free to $200/y, which is too expensive for a slow website. After years annoyed with performance, I’ve decided to migrate to Jekyll, a static website generator written in Ruby that transforms plain markdown content into modern web content.

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