How to create a Discourse plugin

In this article, I will describe in detail how to create a plugin for the Discourse forum software. The plugin will be able to save data to Discourse’s database where it can be retrieved at any time. For this, the plugin’s data needs to be transferred from the client to the server and the other way around. For this reason, a basic understanding of HTTP is required. I will try to provide all necessary information in order for you to understand what we’re doing even without knowing about HTTP and REST and requests and all that.

I find it enjoyable to setup a new operating system. For the most part. All is still fresh. But some things need to be exactly like they were before. For a while now I’ve been keeping a backup of my configuration files in a dotfiles repository. This helps me getting up and running fairly quickly. However, that’s only half the trick.

Favorite Albums of 2016

Here we are again. One year done again. It got quite quiet here. Three articles. Nothing more. But I won’t apologize or promise to do better. Often I feel the urge to write something, but I just don’t know what. Strange, but it is what it is and I’m fine with that.

Kinder & Grenzen

Die Aussage „Kinder brauchen Grenzen“ ist eine These, die so wie sie steht keinen Halt hat. Immer dann, wenn ein Kind etwas tut, das eine andere Person nicht möchte, wird eine Grenze überschritten. Jedes Kind legt diese Grenzen für sich fest. Diese werden dann entweder verbal ausgedrückt, wobei das natürlich auch schreien oder weinen meint, oder sie werden durch eine physische Aktion kommuniziert. Das Kind entzieht sich der Situation oder verteidigt sich körperlich.