Personal blog based on bitesize library.
I'm a big fan of the Jekyll-based static blog sites, namely writing markdown files and saving in GitHub.
I enjoyed Octopress, and started porting to Hexo, but really want to have only my content in a repo with simple blog infrastructure.
This has led to developing the
How to run site in development mode
Customize repo access token via setting system environmental variable:
# set these in your shell, or in your deployment environment # e.g. heroku config:set BITESIZE_GITHUB_ACCESS_TOKEN='xyz' # create access token in github.com BITESIZE_GITHUB_ACCESS_TOKEN='token-goes-here' BITESIZE_BLOG_GITHUB_REPO='briangershon/blog.evolvingbits.com' BITESIZE_BLOG_GITHUB_POST_PATH='posts'
Customize the rest of settings in a config.yml file in the root of your repo.
See https://github.com/briangershon/blog.evolvingbits.com for an example config.yml and markdown posts.
Install node modules and start up app:
npm install npm start
View site at http://localhost:3000