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<h4 class="post-title"><a href="/tech/2012/12/16/first-post.html">Setting Up Jekyll and Github Pages</a></h4>
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<span class="date">December 16, 2012</span>
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<strong>Fun with jekyll and and github pages!</strong>
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<a href="http://jekyllrb.com/" target="_blank" class="inline-link">Jekyll</a> is a static content authoring tool, that when used with <a href="http://pages.github.com/" target="_blank" class="inline-link">github pages</a>, makes it dead simple (and sexy) to create a blog.
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Just getting set up and trying to figure out what this bad boy can do. So far it's been really easy to get going. I initialially started out using <a href="https://github.com/plusjade/jekyll-bootstrap" class="inline-link" target="_blank">jekyll bootstrap</a>, however, I quickly tired trying to make it look less twitter-bootstrap-like. Instead, I ripped everthing out and started from scratch. Ulitmately, I'm pretty happy with the result. I wanted something simple and functional, and in the end, I think that's what I ended up with.
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It's been over 5 years since last maintaining a blog. I often find myself thinking about starting to do it again and then life distracts me. So, today I got up and decided not to be distracted. And now, I write...
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