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Arcticloon
@Arcticloon

Casual writer with 4 years track record showing up every day.

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The other writing streak

It has now been two months since I got Writestreak in stable enough state that I was able to start using it as my primary platform. It wasn't that many days earlier when I started another writing streak: writing code for the Writestreak.

Unfortunately I can't say that it has lasted....
2021-01-20 19:22:07

History of Writestreak - so far

Yesterday I wrote some general thoughts and experiences about rewriting code in reply to @Abraham Kim 's decision to start the rewrite of Adagia. As Writestreak has also gone through not one but soon three rewrites I thought I could open up those as well here.

Phase 1 - the MVPIn...
2021-01-19 19:04:14

Code is meant to be rewritten as reply to After six weeks

Perfect code is nearly impossible to write. Writing it on the first try even more so. That's why it's better not to even try get it right from the start. There is time to perfect it later.

First iteration of a product should be coded fast, disregarding any best practices or...
2021-01-18 19:25:35

The endless list

Currently Writestreak lists all the latest posts in chronological order on the frontpage. The posts are there in full, with all the comments listed after them. It even includes the new comment form and other post related functionality straight there. For example if it is you post you'll see the...
2021-01-09 18:45:52

Posting vs. commenting

With an active community of writers there are so many interesting posts written every day. You want to leave your thoughts in the comments, to participate in the discussion... Or you could even write a full post about the topic and your views as a reply.

Linking posts between writers around...
2021-01-02 20:26:25

The year we emerge from our shelters

After what has felt like eternity we finally crawl out from our shelters. It is safe to step out, take out your mask and take a deep breath. Inhale that fresh air, free from smoke and pollution. The wildlife is strolling around the city. Green landscapes as far as the...
2020-12-31 09:43:54

From one to four

(Had to one-up therealbrandonwilson here😝).A bit over four years ago I started writing daily. Just a simple blog without any fancy features. Just simple post without any fancy content.Two years ago I joined another writing...
2020-12-30 19:44:45

Getting it out there

If you build it, they will come.
From the movie Field of dreams to the Bible this advice has been given out to encourage people to make their ideas in reality and out there. Like nothing else is needed to gain fame and fortune from those ideas.Unfortunately many good ideas have...