This post introduces scablo , which is the web application running this blog. It has been developed by myself and is an ongoing open source project published at github and available under the BSD license . It has been designed to run as a single user blog application targeting developers who want to blog. To facilitate blogging, the blog has its own xml template language called scablo template language (sbtl), in which posts can be written. The technical side is actually pretty interesting as it is using lots of powerful and more recent open source technologies. Among them is Scala , the Play framework , MongoDB , Casbah , nscala-time , Coffeescript , jQuery ( UI ), ( Jasny ) Bootstrap , Font Awesome , Codemirror and Lesscss . This post will be kept up to date.