"Welcome to Jekyll!"

UPDATE: I'm not longer using Jekyll, but static site generation remains my jam.

Why thank you, Jekyll. I certainly feel welcome.

After using both Wordpress and home-rolled solutions, I've decided to switch to Jekyll, a "blog-aware" static site generator. With Nodepaper, I decided to move away from a db-based CMS to one based on flat Markdown files. I agree with the makers of Jekyll that it's backward, and I, too, have lost a lot of content from bad hosts.

So it's on to Jekyll and Github Pages, and I'm enjoying the process so far. The idea that a new theme or theme inspiration is just a fork away is exciting. That a correction or comment can be made by Issue (or even a Pull Request) seems ideal and forward-thinking.

Jekyll is not for everyone; it's for makers.

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