New beginning!

Hey, I am Alien, welcome to my NEW BLOG! I am back!

I know somebody is very interest in my old blog which was closed and lost all of the data. Yes, I closed my old blog after it migrated to Aliyun Beijing ECS. I finally got tired of maintaining it. I hate my old blog, it spends too much money(almost $4000 for servers and CDN), but I didn't get anything, even writing interest. So I just dropped my database tables, everything ends.

Whatever, it all passed. Now I have to focus on my new blog because I still want to write something interesting... Maybe some technical articles or reference guides. I am just kidding you know. Alright, bullshit is enough, I can't wait to introduce my new blog's change (* ̄∇ ̄*)

1. I got a New domain! (๑•̀ㅂ•́) ✧

I GOT A NEW NICE DOMAIN!!!!! I replaced my old domain because I think it has Chuunibyou style and no connection with my blog topic. My new domain is, as you can see, it shorter and more easy to remember. By the way, I didn't spend too much money to buy this domain, so I just get lucky I think, because of other alien.* short domain is expensive.

2. My article's primary language changed (๑•̀ㅂ•́) ✧

I can sure you're noticed this post was written in English. Even my English was poor. In fact, practice my English writing skills is an important part of my new blog. I can get support($$$ and more free time) from my parents, and it's also good for my English study.

3. New Server and New DNS (๑•̀ㅂ•́) ✧

As I mentioned, I got my parents supported, that means is I don't have to worry about money. So I deployed a new VM in Microsoft Azure Hong Kong. Thanks to new generation A series VM and MSN backbone network, it could be run fast like my old D1 VM which is located in Shanghai, China (Microsoft Azure China). I also changed my old NS provider(CloudXNS) to Azure DNS. It's a hard decision to me, CloudXNS have a lot of DNS record types, but Azure CDN, hmmm, not much.Maybe we can talk about those things later. I will post it in an article.

4. New Blog Program (๑•̀ㅂ•́) ✧

Life is short, I use Ghost. Well, I'm just kidding, but anyway, I don't have to use emlog anymore. (Because I lost all of the data, it's a new start)
As we all know, WordPress is the most popular blog program in the World as they said WordPress powers 28% of the internet. So why I will use Ghost? Even Ghost only have a few themes(compare to WordPress) and three official plugins?(No unofficial plugins!)
Because Ghost is much more straightforward! If we back to old blog platform age, it didn't take a genius to work out, that platform had too many elements such as widgets. It might make web pages richer, but in my opinion, it makes more complicated. But Ghost is different, Ghost is focused on writing, so I don't have to spend time on setting up a lot of plugins, especially SEO plugins.

One More Thing...

You think I am an Apple fans? No, I am a Microsoft fans!You think I am UUZ? No I am nepu
Emmmm, not funny...
Alright, if you have any questions please don't forget to leave a comment in the below. You can also subscribe my other social accounts. It's my first English article, unfortunately, after my check, it still has too many grammatical mistakes, maybe I can do better next time. However, this is my blog's new beginning.

Richard Xiao

life's not out to get you.

Ottawa, ON

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