What is Jekyll?
Jekyll has no dependencies on the server side
Can be put on basically any server
High level workflow
Create markdown & template files locally
Compile them into static files
Send final files to server
Writing is EASY with Jekyll
Uses plain text
Compiles Sass right out of the box
Layouts are created with
Ruby library created for Shopify originally
Powers many other things on the web now
Jekyll was create by GitHub for
Can easily deploy content for FREE!
Once a site is generated, it is not reliant on Jekyll or any technology anymore.
What are we creating?
Header title and sub title
Posts index with titles and dates
Post titles direct to post page
Same header as home
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Jekyll is a Ruby Gem
macOS and Linux