Growing up in Littleton, Highway 285 was often our route into the mountains. To camping and 4-wheeling. Thinking about names for this site, Route 285 jumped out at me. I'm not sure it has the same association for people across the state, probably not. Regardless I hope that Route 285 helps people find the gear they need to enjoy Colorado while buying local!
I'm starting to experiment with AI on Route285 and need a vector database. Since I'm already using Postgres and Dokku, I'm adding pgvector. Pgvector isn't installed by the main Postgres images.
Route285 is a site of Colorado product companies. I have images of logos & products from those sites, but need to download and display them locally, in case an image changes later. Also, since eleventy-img supports resizing and different formats I wanted to get that stuff working too.
I ran into a couple of snags. First ICO isn't supported, that was pretty easy to work around, but I still wanted
a local version of the file. The
useOriginalImage function handles that. Plus it's helpful for errors and SVG files.
Also, since it's an
addNunjucksAsyncShortcode in 11ty, I needed to change my
for blocks to
asyncEach blocks. That took a while
to figure out as it just results in those templates returning nothing.