Hey, hope everyone's doing well despite everything 2020's got to throw at us, just posting a quick update regarding what I've been up to.
I'm still effectively in lockdown, not been on public transport, not seen my mates nor gone on business trips since mid February, run out of weed too now which is pretty wack.
One thing that's really noticeable about no longer consuming cannabis is the return of vivid bizarre dreams every night, when I smoke every day I either don't remember my dreams or I don't dream. Only had a couple corona nightmares, most have just been weird lol.
I'm now in between contracts, waiting for well overdue payment, so I've got time again for development!
I've been working on smoke-js, updating packages, uplifting the webpack config, removing unused functions and improving the documentation: https://github.com/smokenetwork/smoke-js/pull/12/
It's not yet merged into the main branch, would appreciate some peer review or trying it out, but it does pass all tests during build which is a good sign.
I've also been working on the smoke-js webapp, uplifting packages and cherry picking specific steem condenser changes: https://github.com/smoke-indica/webapp/commits/package_updates
I've got about 40 further condenser pr's to merge, then I'll work on updating/replacing packages and changing the webpack config. At the moment I'm unable to run it in debug locally, kinda threw a wrench in the works but once it runs/builds and passes tests I'll create a pull request for peer review and merge into the main branch, leading to implementation on smoke.io
If you've got requests for change to smoke-js or the webapp please do comment below and I'll check them out!
With regards to smoke-indica.com I've completely disregarded its development since mid May, I really need to work on the data pipeline so that it automatically adds content rather than require manual data processing scripts to be run.
This will probably mean moving the post markdown from the git repository to an external database, which will have an impact on the scrolling mechanism.
After that I'll work on the styling, since it's just a bland white website now it's a bit boring looking.
In terms of what I've been up to in my spare leisure time, I've been binge watching gamegrumps on YouTube, playing battlefield 4, posting on reddit and getting into horticulture (check out my Instagram smoke_indica to see pics of my tomatoes & lettuce).
Im really hoping the UK legalized cannabis soon, the lack of cannabis during the pandemic sucks plus I'm sick of contributing to the unregulated market than helping fund the NHS when buying weed. We've seen the UK gdp drop 20% in the news recently, if there's a second wave and no deal brexit (which looks like the only logical outcome) then the gdp will likely continue to drop & cannabis Legalization makes way more sense for the economy despite the tories being in power.
I've been trying to keep up with curation every day, if I am missing for a few days I try to catch up through the backlog so don't get disheartened if I don't upvote for a few days.
How have you all been getting on lately? Been up to much new? Working on any development projects?
Take it easy,