Tag indieweb

  Bookmarked: The one thing I wish I'd done when I first started my design career

In this 9 minute podcast, Craig Burgess speaks about how he wished he'd got started on his #PersonalWebsite and doing more #blogging early on in his career. Craig also speaks about the #IndieWeb and why everyone should get involved.

Recommended read: The one thing I wish I'd done when I first started my design career https://getdoingthings.com/podcast/getdoingthings/the-one-thing

by Jamie Tanna's profile image Jamie Tanna . Tagged with: personal-website blogging indieweb .

  Reply to https://twitter.com/karlicoss/status/1225918301693411328

Ah no - since getting involved in the #IndieWeb I've been trying to use my site as the owner for my content, wherever it's for, and then pushing it out to silos after

by Jamie Tanna's profile image Jamie Tanna . Tagged with: indieweb .

I interact a lot with Twitter from my website, and as such the interactions you see are i.e. "Like of @indiewebcamp's tweet" which isn't super helpful. So I've just added the ability to mark up my interactions with some context of what the post was so it's eaiser to see without navigating there.

This is using the awesome https://granary.io/ and will hopefully make reading Twitter interactions through my site much nicer!

You can see https://www.jvt.me/mf2/2020/02/ihnc5/ for an example of what it'll look like (including photos!), and https://indieweb.org/reply-context for more info from around the #indieweb

by Jamie Tanna's profile image Jamie Tanna . Tagged with: www.jvt.me indieweb .

  Reply to https://lobste.rs/s/ilv3l1/whatever_happened_semantic_web#c_pcqphf

As shared in a separate comment in the thread, there's the Microformats2 specification (see https://microformats.io) which reduces duplication seen with some of the other Semantic Web formats.

You can see an example of a parsing result at http://php.microformats.io/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.jvt.me%2Fmf2%2F2020%2F01%2F2mylg%2F which produces a standardised structure for the resulting JSON, which makes interconnectivity much simpler.

Us folks in the IndieWeb (https://indieweb.org) have been using it for some time with great benefit, but it's always great to hear others reactions too!

by Jamie Tanna's profile image Jamie Tanna . Tagged with: microformats indieweb .

2018 in Review

Looking back at 2018 as a whole - both the positives and negatives, and looking forward to 2019.

  Bookmarked: It’s Time to Get Personal

This is a great read about the things that being in the https://indieweb.org/ (Independent Web) can empower you with, and the ownership and agency that it affords you.

I'd recommend a read of https://www.jvt.me/posts/2019/07/22/why-website/ and https://www.jvt.me/posts/2019/10/20/indieweb-talk/ for a bit more info, too.

Recommended read: It’s Time to Get Personal https://24ways.org/2019/its-time-to-get-personal/

by Jamie Tanna's profile image Jamie Tanna . Tagged with: indieweb personal-website ownership .

After seeing my Spotify Wrapped playlist for the year, and some of the usage stats, I think I'm definitely going to be writing an application to get that data out for myself and my own usages

by Jamie Tanna's profile image Jamie Tanna . Tagged with: indieweb .

  Reply to https://web.archive.org/web/20191114032643/https://offtopica.uk/blog/2019/11/08/hello-indieweb/

Welcome, Matt!

Thanks for blogging about your experiences, it's really great to see, especially because it was through me you've been interested in it!

I'd heavily recommend https://github.com/PlaidWeb/webmention.js/ by https://beesbuzz.biz/ as I currently use it on my site and love it because I don't need to rebuild my site to show new Webmentions, although it does mean that my viewers need client-side Javascript.

If you get a chance, come and talk to us on the IndieWeb chat (more details on https://indieweb.org/discuss )

by Jamie Tanna's profile image Jamie Tanna . Tagged with: indieweb webmention .

  Bookmarked: 17 Years of Blogging

A huge milestone, and a great look back at the way Ton is helping to change the community for the better by promoting better practices on ownership of our data

Recommended read: 17 Years of Blogging https://www.zylstra.org/blog/2019/11/17-years-of-blogging/

by Jamie Tanna's profile image Jamie Tanna . Tagged with: indieweb blogging .

Owning My Step Count

Sharing the journey of starting to own my step counts and my technical solution.

  Bookmarked: The Web Can't Survive a Monoculture

This is a great article on why we can't just let Google Chrome / Chromium take over the Web, and need to fight for other alternatives.

But as well as looking at the browsers, we need to look to the platforms too. If everyone ie uses Twitter, then Twitter are less likely to make changes because no one has an alternative. Whereas when we have multiple viable options, folks can jump around and use better platforms if they exist.

The IndieWeb is looking to do this - check out https://indieweb.org/why for a bit more info

Recommended read: The Web Can't Survive a Monoculture http://mikepennisi.com/blog/2019/the-web-cant-survive-a-monoculture/

by Jamie Tanna's profile image Jamie Tanna . Tagged with: web indieweb .

IndieWebCamp Amsterdam 2019

Recapping my time at IndieWebCamp Amsterdam, my first 'official' IndieWeb event, and meeting some of the big names in the community.

I want to say a big thanks for everyone who came to https://phpminds.org this evening to hear my talk about the IndieWeb!

I hope you all got something out of the talk and it's encouraged you to look into it a bit more - come along to https://www.jvt.me/events/homebrew-website-club-nottingham/ for more IndieWeb + personal website building.

I'm looking forward to getting a blog post out, covering it, but that may have to wait until I give the talk at https://oggcamp.org in October.

by Jamie Tanna's profile image Jamie Tanna . Tagged with: indieweb phpminds events .

  Bookmarked: WPWeekly Episode 361 – Introduction to the IndieWeb With David Shanske

This should be a really interesting listen about getting started with the IndieWeb with David, I'd recommend it.

But in an even cooler turn of events, it was very cool to see that my article Why I Have a Website and You Should Too ( https://www.jvt.me/posts/2019/07/22/why-website/ ) discussed at roughly 39:00.

Recommended read: WPWeekly Episode 361 – Introduction to the IndieWeb With David Shanske https://wptavern.com/wpweekly-episode-361-introduction-to-the-indieweb-with-david-shanske

by Jamie Tanna's profile image Jamie Tanna . Tagged with: indieweb personal-website .

  Bookmarked: IndieWeb Summit 2019, day 1 - fluffy

What a great writeup of some of the happenings at IndieWeb Summit! This looked like an awesome event, and although I was unable to make it in person this year, I'm definitely planning on it next year.

There were some great sessions that I'm still catching up on, and will be interested to see what folks produce off the back of their conversations there.

Recommended read: IndieWeb Summit 2019, day 1 - fluffy https://beesbuzz.biz/blog/3785-IndieWeb-Summit-2019-day-1

by Jamie Tanna's profile image Jamie Tanna . Tagged with: indieweb indieweb-summit .

  Bookmarked: Untangling the IndieWeb - David Yates

This is a great post by David recounting the 'levels' of IndieWeb capabilities, in a way that makes more sense to those who haven't been as involved in the community, and want to know how to relate to more common points of reference, like social media.

Recommended read: Untangling the IndieWeb - David Yates https://davidyat.es/2019/06/24/indieweb/

by Jamie Tanna's profile image Jamie Tanna . Tagged with: indieweb .

  Bookmarked: Discovering the IndieWeb - Craig Burgess

When I was promoting the last Homebrew Website Club on Twitter ( https://twitter.com/JamieTanna/status/1138339357121744897 ), a friend of Craig's tweeted to mention to him about it. We then spent a couple of days talking about it - and boom, Craig is now running his own Homebrew Website Club on 18th July ( https://getdoingthings.com/homebrew-website-club-barnsley-1/ ).

Last night Craig posted this great post about joining the community and with some great explanations for newbies. Welcome, Craig!

Recommended read: Discovering the IndieWeb - Craig Burgess https://getdoingthings.com/discovering-the-indieweb/

by Jamie Tanna's profile image Jamie Tanna . Tagged with: indieweb .

Correctly using bookmarks (instead of reposts)

As I've embraced indie post types, such as reposts, I've noticed that actually I've been using them wrong.

Looking at https://indieweb.org/bookmark#Repost it appears I've been conflating a "retweet" on Twitter with a "repost", thinking they were the same. Alas, they are not, and it makes more sense to be a bookmark.

I've since updated the posts using the wrong type and will get things right next time!

by Jamie Tanna's profile image Jamie Tanna . Tagged with: indieweb .

Extending www.jvt.me to allow for other post types

Announcing support for posting notes to my website.

Welcome to my first https://indieweb.org/note ! Notes are short-form content that will be purely plain text (for now!) and are similar to tweets on Twitter or toots on Mastodon, but won't be size limited.

I've been wanting to creating other post types since starting to use https://indieweb.org/Microsub and having a social feed. I've found that I want to interact with other posts, such as like or repost others' content, much as I would do with Twitter.

Discoverability of notes currently aren't super amazing, but I'm tackling it as part of https://gitlab.com/jamietanna/jvt.me/issues/457 because adding these post types was a large enough piece of work.

With this note, I'll now be able to https://indieweb.org/bookmark , https://indieweb.org/like , https://indieweb.org/reply , https://indieweb.org/repost , and https://indieweb.org/rsvp .

RSVPs are an interesting one, because the end goal I want is for my RSVPs to be syndicated from this site to i.e. Meetup.com.

I'm hoping to work on bringing https://indieweb.org/Micropub support to this site, too, but as it's a static site with https://gohugo.io and hosted on https://gitlab.com with a full build/test/deploy pipeline, it'll be a little less straightforward, and slower, than other solutions.

I've designed the content schema to be Micropub-first, as I want to be writing these posts using a Micropub client, rather than my usual workflow. I've made the source files JSON files (which Hugo natively supports) which makes them easily machine writeable - hopefully it'll teach me to prioritise my Micropub support so I don't have to manually write JSON!

In terms of licensing, I'm going to start by them in line with my posts, as http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/legalcode , but down the line I may look at other licenses.

by Jamie Tanna's profile image Jamie Tanna . Tagged with: announcement indieweb licensing www.jvt.me .

Hello IndieAuth!

Setting up my IndieAuth provider for interacting with IndieWeb applications everywhere.

Hello IndieNews!

Discovering IndieNews and starting to syndicate my posts to it.

FOSDEM 2019

Recapping my time at the Free and Open Source Developers Europe Meeting conference in Brussels.