Inhji @inhji

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Decentralizing Social Interactions with ActivityPub - Mozilla Hacks - the Web developer blog

“The purpose of the software is to serve as the simplest possible starting point for developers who want to build their own ActivityPub applications. I picked what seemed to me like the smallest useful subset of ActivityPub features: the ability to publish an ActivityPub-compliant feed of posts that any ActivityPub user can subscribe to. Specifically, this is useful for non-interactive bots that publish feeds of information.”

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It’s Time to Get Personal ◆ 24 ways

“Is it just me or does nobody have their own website anymore? OK, some people do. But a lot of these sites are outdated, or just a list of links to profiles on big tech platforms. Despite being people who build websites, who love to share on the web, we don’t share much on our own sites.”

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How to setup for development on ubuntu 18.04

First clone the repo:

git clone

You need a couple of dependencies, so install those:

# install pyenv and python3.7.5
curl | bash
exec $SHELL # reloads the shell
pyenv install 3.7.5

# docker
# follow the instructions at
# then add your user to the docker group
sudo groupadd docker
sudo systemctl restart docker

# docker-compose
sudo curl -L "$(uname -s)-$(uname -m)" -o /usr/local/bin/docker-compose
sudo chmod +x /usr/local/bin/docker-compose

In the directory, create and activate the virtual env:

pyenv virtualenv 3.7.5
pyenv local

Now install the dependencies:

pip3 install wheel
pip3 install -r requirements.txt

create the initial config file me.yml

sudo make config

download static files (css, emojis)

make css

Now you can run create the container and run the flask server:

sudo env POUSSETACHES_AUTH_KEY="<secret-key>" docker-compose -f docker-compose-dev.yml up -d
FLASK_DEBUG=1 MICROBLOGPUB_DEBUG=1 POUSSETACHES_AUTH_KEY="<secret-key>" flask run -p 5005 --with-threads