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README.md

Jekyll-DB

An easy way to use Jekyll and Github Pages as a "database".

See it in action: http://rypan.github.io/jekyll-db

Use posts as entries

---
layout: entry
company-name: AchieveMint
city: San Francisco
state: California
employees: 100

categories:
- startup

tags:
- wellness
- consumer
- employer
---

Output your fields in a table

<tbody class="list">
{% for post in site.posts %}
	<tr>
		<td class="name">{{ post.company-name }}</td>
		<td class="city">{{ post.city }}</td>
		<td class="category">{{ post.categories }}</td>
		<td class="tags">{{ post.tags | array_to_sentence_string }}</td>
	</tr>
{% endfor %}
</tbody>

Index the appropriate fields

<script type="text/javascript">

var options = {
  valueNames: ['name', 'city', 'category', 'tags']
};

var entryList = new List('entry-list', options);

</script>

Output your data as JSON

---
layout: none
---
[{% for post in site.posts %}{
	"company-name": "{{post.company-name}}",
	"city": "{{post.city}}",
	"state": "{{post.state}}",
	"employees": "{{post.employees}}",
	"tags": "{{ post.tags | array_to_sentence_string }}",
	"categories": "{{post.categories}}"
}{% if forloop.rindex0 > 0 %},{% endif %}{% endfor %}]

Credits

All the credits go to Jekyll, ListJS + Bootstrap. I just pulled the pieces together.