Moving my blog to Github Pages
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Moving my blog to Githug Pages. This post outlines some of my experiences of doing so
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It was about time that I stopped procrastinating and start writing my blog regularly. So I switched to a lean blogging framework Jekyll powered by Github Pages . It's extremely developer friendly. Writing and sharing code snippets with Gist should be easy.
- Manage everything with git
- Can blog on when there is no Internet connection (at airports, train rides etc)
- Power of Git - everything tracked, you have your complete blog on your laptop
- Lightweight etc etc
Thanks to this awesome post from Eric . Just follow the steps outlined and it's the quickest way to have something up and running. With most of the heavy-lifting done, should not take more than few hours to move to Pages.
ConclusionThe web is having a uniform look and feel because of Twitter Bootstrap theme and design practices. Some like it and some don't like it. I like it - its clean, easy and quick. I was looking for Github Pages Sites with Twitter Bootstrap integration. I found this on Eric's Github. I had even experimented something on my own integrating Bootstrap but had got stuck and left it halfway. So I just reused something already available :). Some work still needs to be done - like pagination of posts, some social networks integration etc. But that is for any day..
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