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Experiments in Online Long-form Communication

by Cory on November 29, 2019

I realized that I never wrote down what my endgoal for this forum software was. I think I should organize some of the main feaures and advantages over what's out there today. It'll probably help me stay focused and also make it easier fo...


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    Can I just Get a Single Break???

    by Cory on November 15, 2019

    Man. I just made a commit to the forum code where I hacked in support for Android mobile. I spend like two weeks doing this and that trying to get fucking SlateJS and React to work nicely on Android and nothing worked.

    I ended up just giving up c...

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    Forum Software State of the Union

    by Cory on November 14, 2019

    Hokay. So, I solved the issue I was bitching about in the last post. I made a custom django filter that I append to the template arguments when loading JSON objects into the webpage. I make something like this:

    <!-- original shit -->
    <td&...
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    Web Bullshit

    by Cory on November 10, 2019

    UGH. I'm getting super fed up with all this web bullshit. I spent this week reading through the slate js docs and source code and then I spend this weekend trying to integrate it into the forum.

    It's an amazing piece of software and integration w...

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    Demotivated, Again...

    by Cory on November 3, 2019

    It's Sunday and I feel like shit. I'm just sitting by myself in my room and I don't think i've talked to another human being outside of transaction store interactions in like 3 days.

    I spent the last week trying to figure out how to get the forum...

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    The Old Man and the Package

    by Cory on October 26, 2019

    I took this Friday off to go run a bunch of errands and it ended up being one of the worst days in recent memory. I got a parking ticket when I parked in a university lot to go to the bathroom and I bought a package that came in and looked like so...

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    Schooled

    by Cory on October 24, 2019

    Behold this rare Omegle get, wherein Stranger 1 pretends to be a MAGA freak and streamrolls my brilliant conjecture and Stranger 2 is a novice high schooler who just can't seem to remember their history facts:

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    A Conversation I Had with Someone from Highschool

    by Cory on October 24, 2019

    I recently remembered a conversation I had with someone in highschool and only now did it occur to me how fucking weird it was.

    Other guy: "Dude my dad, like, makes me so angry."

    Me: "Oh, uh, that sucks. How come?"

    "He's just like... a bitch"

    ...
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    Regression Tests

    by Cory on October 19, 2019

    No tangible progress on the forum right now, but I spent this week adding regression tests to the repo. I began the week about to work on implementing a "Create New Thread" flow when I realized that I accidentally broke the REST api somehow. I spe...

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