Jekyll

14 Jul 2012

Jekyll is an awesome blogging tool that I read about a few month ago. I played around with it a bit for creating Github pages, and thought it might be a nice replacement to my made from scratch CMS I was utilizing. Turns out this was the case and Jekyll + Github is perfect for blogging...if your developer.

I am still in progress of migrating my posts from my old Rails app to this Jekyll based Github backed blog. However This has proven to be easy to set-up, extensible enough, and worthwhile to learn some new tech.

Ihad a valid reason to use the dreaded CSS !important this weekend. I swear. Well...it was that or my Excel exports would not have the colors requested. So until I fix the Excel export, then !important stays. I feel dirty.

13 Jul 2012

Domain Switch

17 Feb 2012

Ifinally left Bluehost and switched my domains over to NameCheap. I don't have a need for hosting other than Heroku/Github anymore. I store all my personal work in a private repo and any fun or demo type stuff in public. I like it much better than trying to manage a server and all that.

I put the Heroku commands in a Gist for reference later on: