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Merge pull request #647 from davidpeach/gh-pages

Change the link to my article to correct URL.
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components Fortran: fix keyword patterns order
examples Merge pull request #583 from westonganger/gh-pages
img Adding CSS-Tricks logo
plugins Fixed prism-core and prism-file-highlight to prevent errors in IE8.
templates Added twitter link to footer, minified some files
themes Add Ubuntu Mono font to font stack
vendor Added recursive dependency loader for test page
.gitignore Add .DS_Store in .gitignore
.npmignore Added .npmignore
CNAME Added CNAME file
LICENSE add license file Added info about components.js
bower.json Update bower.json
code.js Fix ToC generator to work with base
components.js Merge pull request #609 from mcdurdin/gh-pages
download.html Reorder languages in components.js (Fix #441)
download.js Fixed repository url on download page
examples.html Reorder languages in components.js (Fix #441)
examples.js Fixed repository url in examples
extending.html Add option to define aliases for tokens
faq.html Moved themes to themes/ folder
favicon.png Added favicon
gulpfile.js Added default gulp task
index.html Change the link to my article to correct URL.
logo.svg Optimised logo a bit ;)
package.json Bump dev dependencies.
prefixfree.min.js Styling and docs changes
prism.js Fixed prism-core and prism-file-highlight to prevent errors in IE8.
style.css List of supported languages on homepage
test.html Improve test drive page usability. Fix #591
utopia.js Changed layout of download page to accommodate the growing number of …


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