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In this article I would like to completely share with you the details of how I created the website you are seeing right now.
Where did I get the idea and inspiration ?
The first time I heard about Jekyll was on the about page of my mentor Ramkrishnan. Then while I started to dig out more information about it, I learnt about its close integration with Github and Github pages. Ofcourse, it had to be since Jekyll was created by a person named Tom Preston-Werner from Github. I had recently used Github pages to create a simple website for my 8th semester B.Tech project and liked the simplicity and beauty of it all. Then I happened to stumble upon a rich set of sites implemented using jekyll and hosted on Github. I quickly stumbled through all the mentioned sites and decided to try and imitate this site. Ofcourse, imitation is allowed since all the listed sites are free (Even my site is free to be used by anyone interested in building a quick website with no cost at all. I will tell you shortly how you can easily create your own site using my site's source code as a start point in no time at all). Quickly enough I got to work creating a rough outline for my new website. I also got a lot of implementation help about Jekyll and Liquid from jekyll-bootstrap.
What programming languages were used ?
Other shiny new bits (not present in my old website) !!!
I am very happy to report some exciting new features that I have succesfully integrated into this website that you can use and that were not found in my earlier website.
You can now look at my posts categorized by tags and also view an archive of all my previous posts.
You can now subscribe to my blog posts to instantly get my blog posts on your favourite reader or you can even subscribe by mail where new posts I write get delivered to your mailbox everyday. Don't worry, your email id's and other subscription details are managed by professional programs like feedburner and thus there can be no misuse. You can find the subscription buttons on the bottom of every page in my website.
I have also incorporated disqus comments into my blog posts where you are free to comment and provide feedback by logging into your favorite social networking site.
Superb quick start links
The following are some of the most useful quick start links I used to get my website up and running in no time at all.
Of course, if there is anyway I can help you understand the technologies I have used or help you get started with your own website like mine, please to leave a comment below or better even, contact me using the links at the bottom of the page. The best way to get started is to download or fork the source code for my website from Github and start experimenting with things. It won't take you long before you get into the groove. That's the way I learnt and that's the way I built this website, period. I hope I have aroused your interest in blogging and web designing through this short article. Any feedback regarding this site is much appreciated.
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