The New Luktek (Or Yet Another Blog Engine)

 Welcome to the new Luktek!

 At the beginning of last year, when I started seriously considering life as an independent developer, I knew I'd need to get a proper site and blog established. I spent some minimal effort getting a Drupal install going with a custom theme, and blogged a few items I had on my list. Then, I actually quit my job and went independent... and haven't had any time for my own site, since!

 Well, business is booming and it seems like I hear from a new potential client every week. The other day, I went to meet one of these new clients, and was admittedly embarrassed to see my website up on the projector in the boardroom. Well, that was it. I've dedicated time from every weekend, since then, to complete this new site.

 Being a developer, I decided to build this site, from the ground up. In that way, I can play with some of the cool, newer technologies, and have ultimate control over the markup and functionality. So far, I've incorporated the following technologies:

  • RavenDB
  • Twitter Bootstrap, including responsive CSS
  • Modernizr
  • jQuery
  • KnockoutJS (coming soon)
  • OAuth 2.0 login via Facebook and Google
  • Twitter API
  • Cicada Principle background
  I hope you enjoy the new site and I also hope to find more time to blog about the neat things I get to do for my clients, every day!


Arley McBlain
So will it be open source ;)
Justin Koreska
Crossed my mind!

In fact, I may blog a case study on the architecture and details on a few of the features and put the whole thing on GitHub. Time will tell ;)
Frank P
Where are you hosting this with RavenDB?

Btw, looks good on mobile.
Justin Koreska
It's on a dedicated Windows box at iWeb.

Hope it looks good on Android! Most of the mobile-friendly work is done by Twitter Bootstrap.

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