How I built my own blog without much coding

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  • pages-gem

    A simple Ruby Gem to bootstrap dependencies for setting up and maintaining a local Jekyll environment in sync with GitHub Pages

    gem or RubyGems is a package manager for Ruby, just like how we have npm, pip and cargo for Node, Python and Rust. Jekyll must be downloaded as a gem package, so we use gem command to do that. But for building the website locally we need lot of other tools, github-pages gem provides these tools for us, jekyll is also packaged along with github-pages. Therefore you need to install only github-pages gem.

  • blog

    Source tree of my blog (by Narasimha1997)

    Once jekyll and other tools are installed, you can set-up your blog. The easiest way is to clone my repository and checkout the gh-pages branch. Most of the source code you see in my repository is borrowed from tocttou/hacker-blog. Once cloned, copy the contents of my repository to your repository (under gh-pages branch), Run these commands:

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  • hacker-blog

    Hacker-Blog is a minimalistic, responsive jekyll theme built for hackers. https://ashishchaudhary.in/hacker-blog

    Once jekyll and other tools are installed, you can set-up your blog. The easiest way is to clone my repository and checkout the gh-pages branch. Most of the source code you see in my repository is borrowed from tocttou/hacker-blog. Once cloned, copy the contents of my repository to your repository (under gh-pages branch), Run these commands:

  • rubygems

    Library packaging and distribution for Ruby.

    gem or RubyGems is a package manager for Ruby, just like how we have npm, pip and cargo for Node, Python and Rust. Jekyll must be downloaded as a gem package, so we use gem command to do that. But for building the website locally we need lot of other tools, github-pages gem provides these tools for us, jekyll is also packaged along with github-pages. Therefore you need to install only github-pages gem.

  • Jekyll

    :globe_with_meridians: Jekyll is a blog-aware static site generator in Ruby

    Going further in this post, I will be explaining how each of these requirements was satisfied. After exploration and quick googling I found this tool called jekyll, to my surprise, it more of less supported all my requirements (with some additions).

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