Good old regular expressions. Something that you can use to solve a plethora of random programming problems you will come across. With regular expressions
Ruby is a programming language that is a general purpose language and suitable for a multitude of purposes. Created with a programmers happiness in mind it has become well known for the simplicity of source generated while still allowing impressive and powerful features.
Alright, here it is. The long anticipated how to start a rails app blog post. Finally.
When I first started blogging I was using a Wordpress site that I hosted on my own, but came across an enlightening blog post from Julia Evans regarding putting your blog up on github and versioning it. Lately I had been wondering about how I could accomplish a very similar task having recently versioned andrewschutt.net using github. And some day that site is going to get it hosted on github as well. The benefit of having a site hosted on github is being able to simply issue a git push in order to publish a post. Oh, by the way you get to this all for the high, high cost of free.
Next you can update your site name, avatar and other options using the _config.yml file in the root of your repository (shown below).