Shaun Wilde

Melbourne
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    Adding search to your [ghost] blog - part 2

    Okay this is the next step in adding search functionality to my blog. The biggest let down of the original integration was that I need to remember to run the search updater every time I made a new, or just updated a, blog post, but what if I was writing the entry remotely or, more than likely, just plain forgot? At the end of the last post [https://blog.many-monkeys.com/adding-search-to-your-ghost-blog-2/] I mentioned the possibility of adding a IFTTT snippet (actually they call them applets) t

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    Adding search to your [ghost] blog

    Recently I wanted to find something in my own blog that I had written about and though I only have a small number of posts compared to some, it still took more time than it really should have. So I decided to look at adding some search functionality; because I am originally from Yorkshire it should be free, because I am lazy it should be relatively easy. A quick google search (the meta-irony is not lost on me) and a few dead ends, I ended up trying Algolia [https://www.algolia.com]. Now this lo

    It's astounding, time is fleeting, madness takes its toll, ...

    Okay, starting a blog post using a title from the first lines of the lyrics to "The Time Warp" does seem a bit unusual but with what I intend to cover in this it will all make sense, probably. Time... what is it really? I am not going into some weird arty-pseudo-psycho babble of the ephemeral nature of time [http://www.mindfullyalive.com/blog/2015/6/7/massive-art-installation-on-the-ephemeral-nature-of-time] but as a software developer I usually have to deal with time, and dates, in some form