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Bookmarked https://www.robinrendle.com/essays/newsletters. I, too, very much prefer blogs …

Bookmarked https://www.robinrendle.com/essays/newsletters.

I, too, very much prefer blogs over newsletters! But, I mean, did they? Was it newsletters?

Newsletters killed blogs[.]

RSS?

Alternatively, websites today […] can’t notify people of new work[.]

Sounds a wee bit like, “These days, everyone is using static site generators.” (Pardon my French, but no one who isn’t also a dev uses an SSG.)

In reply to https://jan.boddez.net/notes/ce775972bf. In fact, what I …

In reply to https://jan.boddez.net/notes/ce775972bf.

In fact, what I need from an invoicing app is so simple (manage customers, create/edit invoices, send email) that I’m going to attempt to tackle this myself. Like, I don’t charge VAT—I’m that small a business. I don’t really do anything recurring, either. And mostly hard-coded templates would work just fine. Heck, I used to use Google Sheets before, and send everything out myself!

Created a more “app-like” version, where the main …

Created a more “app-like” version, where the main content would sit somewhat to the right, with the logo and “Settings” and “Log out” links in a narrow column all the way to the left, and the category/feed “accordion,” complete with inset box shadows and what not, in between. Then lost the columns. Found the scrollbar on the feeds column too overbearing. Tried a “suckerfish-like” dropdown menu, and got rid of it again. Then went for this much simpler version, with a Bootstrap-like hamburger menu on mobile. 🤷

A simpler feed reader