XKCD Excuse Frontend
Generate your own excuse in a nifty comic style!
Go to xkcd-excuse.com and go from this:
using a simple form!
Error monitoring provided by Bugsnag
Frontend built using Materialize and some clunky JS.
For backend tech checkout the XKCD excuse generator repo's README.
Since this is a side project that will obviously never make any money, costs should idealy be minimal. Everything is served behind CloudFlare CDN, even the API that is served from AWS Lambda through AWS API Gateway. Frontend is served on Github Pages.
Original image created by Randall Munroe from XKCD.
Released under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5 License.
XKCD-Font created by iPython team.
Released under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 License.