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GoatCounter

Although page views aren’t my immediate concern when I write on this blog, is good to know if someone is reading what I share! But when doing it I wanted to assure that I wasn’t tracking you. In others words, that the data gathered couldn’t identify or being associated to you. To do so I started by using the self-hosted version of Fathom. Unfortunately, some time ago the developers of Fathom decided change their business model. They developed a new version of Fathom, closed source, only for paid customers, named Fathom PRO and renamed the original Fathom as Fathom Lite. Since then the development of this first version seems to had come to an end, as its latest release is from November 2018. I then started looking for alternatives and that’s when I found this discussion on Lobsters and met GoatCounter. A recent project of an open source and privacy-aware web statistics platform. Read more...

This Blog's Source Code Is Now Public

This blog was built following the JAMStack philosophy using Hugo, with its development being done at GitHub and now publicly available under the MIT license. It’s deployed and hosted on Netlify. Keep in mind that the theme used was tailor-made, and if you decide to use it, you will probably have a lot of work to do to adjust it to your needs. I am making the source code public so it can be useful to you, but also so it can be audited. Read more...