Building Pensieve

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I spent this weekend building this personal site of mine.

Welcome to my pensieve! I intend to use this space to experiment with the latest in open source tools for building apps and websites, as well as to dump my thoughts and ramblings.


While building this website, I got a little intimate with:

  • Ruby
    • Gems, Bundler, etc
  • YAML
  • Jekyll
    • Liquid template
    • Theme and plugin gems

And while setting up my dev environment:

And while deploying it:

I gotta say, Jekyll is very powerful for a static site generator. And it’s quite pleasant to use, too!

I kinda want to get deeper into its plugin than theming systems and/or get my hands cut on some Ruby.

Source code here: