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Let's try this again, shall we?
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I started drawing again
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Managing deviantart
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Hello there comrades, it’s been a while. Time for a little update.   Actually, let’s be honest, more than a while since my last blog post on Deviantart was in May 2016. At the time, I mentioned that I was working on a new site and trying to fight the feature creep. The creep being me, as my endless overthinking and redesigning turned a simple implementation into a development quagmire. Long story short, in the end I survived this self-inflicted gauntlet and I can safely say that by the end of 2016, the site mechanics and layout were done. Finishing the technical side of things freed up head-space to think about the actual goal o
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Feature creep
Recently, I started on developing a new site for you-know-what. The thing I always seem to struggle with is keeping the feature list at a reasonable size. You start creating the front page, and the reading mechanism, and then you think: "you know what this needs? a journal." and you set out programming a journal. Then you think: "but people need to be able to comment", so you also build a comment system. But then you realize that you need to create some editorial mechanism to prevent your comments section from spiralling into an unstoppable shouting fest. And then you think, “maybe people should be able to start their own discussion, so
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Let's try this again, shall we?
Hello there,It's been quite a while since I last posted something. Pretty much four years, actually. The last Vreakerz page I did was in 2009 and the comic has been sitting there idly ever since. In the meantime, I have been working as a software engineer while trying to get a masters degree, the latter of which did not go as smoothly as it should have, but I somehow managed to finish it.   It's been about a year since then and I feel it's about time I started doing some creative work again. Of course, after all this time I have become rather rusty, so it's going to take some time to get up to speed again. For those wondering: Vreakerz will n
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I started drawing again
During a convention I was at recently, my good friend !Pienemien (https://www.deviantart.com/pienemien) proposed to do an art challenge kind of thing: we would both draw something every week, based on a random word list. And so we did. I'll admit, I'm rusty as hell, but I guess drawing is something you never entirely forget. It's a rather curious feeling to be drawing again after such a long time (aside from a few drawings here and there, it has been three or four years since I did some actual work). It feels like you're entering an old home you left years ago and now you've returned to find everything covered in dust, but in a fairly good state considering the long absence
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Managing deviantart
Wooh.  I've been busy rearranging my deviantart page, and uploading a new piece. Thought I'd also check up on my watchlist. You know, the fun thing about the watchlist is that you know when people update. But bloody hell does it get crowded after a while.  I just went to check the entire list and removed 36 entries. 36! and most of them were either banned or inactive accounts. So yeah. People have been asking me about Vreakerz a lot recently. I'm not sure when I'll restart the comic, but it is not a lost cause yet.
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