Magnus Hovland Hoff

Assorted stuff I've made

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Writing dependency-free JavaScript
Lately, I have been working on a web application, pixu.rs1, that, while small, includes an interactive form with image uploading and multiple phases. This is exactly the kind of thing I tend to turn into a mess when I'm not using React, Redux and everything that comes with that ecosystem, but small enough that I hesitate to bring in the big guns. F… Continue reading
Site maintenance
Over the last weeks I have implemented various improvements to this site. I have been saving them for a single write-up, because I want to keep the volume of meta-posts low, lest this become another blog about blogging and how I would want to write more next year. First up is tags. Some blog posts get one or more tags, and I can now give you an ove… Continue reading
Kick the Bitbucket
On June 1, Atlassian will indiscriminately delete all Mercurial repositories from Bitbucket, becoming another Git-only site. In the beginning, Bitbucket exclusively supported Mercurial, so this change is unexpected to say the least. In addition to supporting Mercurial, the main distinguishing feature that kept me using Bitbucket was its generous of… Continue reading