Test post

This is a post. I suppose! ...
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place4pals dev

After a month of idleness, I finally resumed development on place4pals. I was dejected from continuing development because I'd wasted time building the service on DigitalOcean using Auth0 when I should've been using AWS from the get-go. Ontop of that, I was developing it from a web-first approach using Preact, but decided that I should do mobile-first using React Native. So I scrapped all of that code and worked on a fresh React Native project using Expo. I've finally moved everything to AWS, ...
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comments!

After a 4 hour coding binge, I made these updates to the website: Ability to comment on posts Ability to view individual posts Feeds fade-in after loading Increased line-height Working contact form I started by consolidating my backend stuff to a single Lambda function (api.heythisischris.com). This handles retrieving the GitHub Feed, the News Feed, handling comments, and sending emails from the contact form. I created a "heythisischris" table in my place4pals database to handle the comme...
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a few words on motivation

Finding the motivation to work on your own projects is tough. There are so many things I want to do- create a useful VS Code extension, write detailed a Medium article on how to correctly configure some type of AWS stack, finish recording that overworked album of yours. Most days I spend ~10% of my time contributing towards these projects, and the rest fretting/procrastinating/waiting. Delayed gratification is an unexercised muscle atrophied by perfectionism. And looming behind this, of cours...
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and it begins...

And so, I publish my first post. Wish I could get a nice feed from Standard Notes to my website. That'd be extremely swell. I could update my posts on the fly... and potentially include hypertext markup? We'll see. EDIT: Yes you can. Sick. ...
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