This simple blog comprises of static files generated by Jekyll for easy deployment and hosting. It uses Gulp to automate some build optimisation tasks to improve performance.
To build the site you need:
To setup the build environment, clone the repository and then in the working directory run:
npm install to install any node modules required by grunt.
The site can then be built and served via Gulp:
Deployment is triggered by a push to the master branch of the repo on Github. Netlify monitors this branch and initiates a build and deplyment within Netlify automatically.
Build and optimise the deployable site, and serve that up on http://localhost:8000 :