Archive for November 2022

Migrate from Disqus to GitHub Discussions (giscus)

November 28, 2022

For years I have been using Disqus on my blog, and for a long time, I have been looking for a good alternative that would fit into the daily tools. Another reason why I wanted to move away from Disqus is because of their tracking and ads. A long time ago, I looked at utterances, a commenting system based on GitHub issues.

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Calling the GitHub GraphQL API from an app

November 23, 2022

For a migration from Disqus over to GitHub Discussions, I created a script that processes all comments and replies. One thing I noticed is that I quickly reached the rate limit with my personal access token, which prevents me from using GitHub for a while. I decided to use a GitHub App to overcome the issue of locking out my account.

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Finding your old GitHub Codespaces and deleting them

November 14, 2022

Over the weekend, I received a couple of emails I was running out of GitHub Codespaces storage. My limit is 20GB, but more interesting is that I rarely use codespaces. GitHub Codespaces storage usage The last time I used Codespaces was about a year ago, but I couldn’t remember which repository it was.

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