Hi, I’m Philipp. I like to write about software, data and puzzles.

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The Project Euler API

I really like maths, computer science and riddles. Naturally, I have been a big fan of projecteuler.net for a long time now. It is a website with hundreds of mathematical riddles of increasing difficulty. For every problem, you need a good combination of maths and programming, although some problems can be solved with pen and paper only. I have even created projekteuler.de for crowdsourcing German translations of the problems. During the development of the website, I wanted to keep the number of problems as well as their titles and content up-to-date in order to allow early translation.
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Multilingual dates in Hugo

In Hugo, the creation date of posts is displayed. I show a method of displaying multilingual dates, e.g., 12. Dezember 2019 for German and December 12, 2019 for English.
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Hello world!

It is done - pfischbeck.de is online. I want to use this site to document my experiences, especially in the digital world, and share the gained knowledge. While looking for the right tools for such a site, I soon landed on Hugo, a Go framework for generating static websites. Using static websites, especially with Hugo, comes with several advantages: Fast generation of the whole website (few milliseconds) Simple deployment without dependencies on the server Built-in support for multilingual sites Extensive template support that is easily adjusted Easy post creation in markdown format I am pleased with my first experiences with this framework.
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