After finishing Learn Enough CSS & Layout to Be Dangerous by Michael Hartl, where you create CSS styling and HTML templates for a Jekyll blog, I decided that it was probably for the best that I finally have my own site to write on, and also use as a sandbox to tinker with front-end programming languages.
The last time I attempted to start up a blog was after reading Technical Blogging a few years ago. Although it was a good read, I didn’t feel much love for the Wordpress site I was left with after finishing, and probably didn’t feel like I had much to write about anyway. It was left neglected, unloved, and eventually taken down with a single “Hello Blog!” post to its name. Hopefully things will be a bit different this time as I have more manual control over this Github Pages-hosted Jekyll-powered blog.
I didn’t want to throw away the result of the Learn Enough tutorial, as I made a few changes I think I will want to reference later, so I moved the codebase repository, took it off Github Pages, and instead deployed it using Heroku.
So, hello (again) blog, and here’s to a new start