Blowing Off the Dust

2014-10-07

Keetology started out as a small Tumblr site I created in 2008, with a few collection of articles I’ve written up to fill up the site. A few months after that, I ditched Tumblr and put it on its own domain, with a brand-spanking new design and a few new articles to boot. A few redesigns after and a few successful posts later, it started gathering dust.

In hindsight, Keetology was never about the blog—it was about the engine. It had its share of makeovers—maybe around half a dozen—but the stylesheets were supposed to decorate the real surprise, which is always a new blog engine powering the site. From the basic PHP “Fineprint” engine to the delightfully overcomplicated Raccoon site, Keetology’s main purpose was always to be the testing ground of frameworks.

So when the experiments become less exciting and when the engine fails to amaze, what you’re left with is a site that has not been updated for years, and a feeling that you’ve done something wrong.

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