Vincent Ritter

πŸ€“ Dev diaries

All my active project posts, collected here. This is at the heart of what I do and I love.

Active projects:

These are my active development projects at this time. You can go through any of them for more info and see specific posts for the project.


analytics for small websites

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Start your own blog in seconds, with a beautiful minimal theme and an amazing editorthat doesn't get in your way.

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A place for everything you love, like or want to shout out about on your website.

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Status for

A simple app to display monitored sites from, with current status and other stats.

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Gluon for

An app for both iOS and Android, built on React Native, for

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Recent posts

"Just released a new TestFlight for 2024.2 Build 3 that addresses the following issues"

β€” TestFlight 2024.2 [3] on the Gluon Update Blog

Coffee has been had. Now you have a Reply by Email option in Scribbles. Enter an email you're comfortable sharing and a link will appear at the bottom of each post, with a subject pre-filled.

Will flesh this out more as time goes. You can also find an override for the text that appears ✌️

One mini feature heading to Scribbles either tonight with my evening beer, or tomorrow morning with my coffee 🤓👨‍💻

Small itch I wanted to scratch for Scribbles... and live now, with a post coming later today or tomorrow... you can export any of your published posts straight to HTML or Markdown. Just go to your post and you'll see a new "archive" button in the header. Basic for now with nice filenames.

"Yesterday, after a request from Jason, I added support for Letterbird, a super nice service for embedding a contact form."

β€” Letterbird Contact Form on the Scribbles Update Blog

To be fair to the early adopters of Scribbles, come April 1st (2024) I will be adding the new pricing β€” if you have registered before that date, you can still grab the Lifetime and also the special yearly. I'll have new monthly and yearly plans for new signups after the 1st ✌️❀️

"You see, my plan was to launch Scribbles on April 1st for anyone to register and get blogging β€” and you know, it's probably ready for it too.
I've been happy with onboarding everyone manually over the past few months, with great conversation happening at a personal level, and that got me thinking."

β€” Thoughts on invite only on the Scribbles blog.

Feedback is very welcome. You know my email ✌️❀️

I did add some extra Nitpick settings to Scribbles last night β€” I'll write about them later this week. Plus I have one feature I am still working on, but it's there already β€” just needs some polish. You'll know what it is when you spot the setting 😋

I'll be upgrading the Tinylytics server today and you should expect 10 minutes downtime.

"Late last week, thanks to Sticker Spotter, I worked on general improvements on handling posts with just images.
Next up I finally enabled a hidden option that allows you to show an image preview on your post list..."

β€” Image previews option and tweaks on the Scribbles Update Blog