141. 4 days of code hell

Friday, June 17th, 2022

4 days. (Well, mornings)

That's how long it took me to get Angular Universal Server-Side Rendering working (it's as fun as it sounds).

Holy Christ. I think it has to be one of the most fiddly, awkward bits of programming I've ever done.

It works at least, now my links look pretty and my SEO should be way better.

Here's a before and after example linking to the exact same OCR text corrector prompt webpage:

Although this was a nightmare to program, I never have to do this again.

It's another tool in the tiny projects toolbelt that I can just keep re-using in every project. Just like authentication, payments, emails, and all the other boring but necessary things that have come before it.

Now, I have 275 prompts to upload...

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