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Turing Student Blog

  1. Fork the repository to your own account and then clone it to your machine:

    $ git clone
  2. Use bundler to install all of the dependencies

    $ cd turing-blog
    $ bundle install
  3. Run the Middleman Blog

    $ middleman
  4. Open the blog in your browser to make sure it works. You can do this from a new terminal tab with:

    $ open http://localhost:4567
  5. Check out the existing articles for an example of how to write a blog post. Make note that you can add a tag to the article using the 'tag' setting at the top of an article. See for more information about adding dates and tags to each article.

  6. Remove the existing articles

    $ git rm source/2012-01-01-example-article.html.markdown
    $ git rm source/2013-01-23-introduction.html.markdown
    $ git commit -m "Removed old articles"
  7. Create your first article with some title:

    $ middleman article "First Article"
  8. Add your content to the generated file.

  9. Save the article

    $ git add source
    $ git commit -m "Wrote First Article"
  10. Create the Heroku application and deploy your blog.

    $ heroku create
    $ git push heroku master
  11. Push your changes back to Github for safe keeping

    $ git push origin master
  12. (Optional) Rename the blog to something other than the default Heroku name. You can do this via the Heroku console after you log in.


A blog utilizing Middleman, Middleman Blog, Foundation, "Blades of Steel" Theme, and deployable to Heroku



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