Liberating my blog with Jekyll and Github


I must switch blogging platforms at least once a year.

I could never really put my finger on why. I suspect it was some combination of:

I decided to give Jekyll a try. Being part of The Starter League for the past five weeks, I knew I had enough HTML/CSS and RubyGems skills to get it working.

Within a few hours, I was up and running. It’s simple and liberating. Among the many reasons I love it:

It takes a little work to get Jekyll running, but man is it worth it.