Thinking about how easy it was to set up this new blog on

Can't overstate how nice it is to have a tool that can bring something to life on the web so quickly.

In less than 30 minutes I have a microblog on a custom domain, with SSL, personalized theme, and a few posts already published, thanks to @writeas__

- @ilikebeans

...and mostly, that's because I know the platform so well. I know the sharp edges and ideal paths to take to do what I need to (even those that are painful to work around).

Besides fixing the things that need fixing, obviating the need for learning new tricks, I would love to build a dedicated place to learn how to use the platform from the people who know it best; not just “user guides” but a small “school” for learning how to best use,, and