We are here to bear witness to the untimely demise of Jekyll, a once proud Ruby open source project and #1 static site generator in the world. (And keep reading to see what lies ahead.)
We all know that Ruby is a great language to use for the backend of your web application, but did you know you can write Ruby code for the frontend as well?
Sometimes it’s bonkers how much you have to import in other languages in every file before you get to the actual code. Thankfully Ruby provides a better way. Read this article for a funny thought experiment and an overview of Zeitwerk and Ruby autoloading.
Let me set the mood, because it’s time to get reflective. Here’s your primer on block bindings, local variables, receivers, and more.
We’re excited to announce the the release of Bridgetown 0.18, codenamed “Taylor Street”. This is an action-packed release which sets the tone for the future of Bridgetown and the broader Ruby web developer community. Check out the top highlights!
It’s the height of summer, and we’re here with a real treat for Rubyists everywhere! At last you can have your cake and eat it too with the release of Bridgetown 0.16 “Crystal Springs”—write site templates in your choice of ERB, Haml, or Slim all while enjoying the benefits of Bridgetown’s Jekyll-inspired ease of configuration and rapid content development process.
Introducing themes, automations, Liquid Components, testing strategies, and a new Thor-based CLI—all to make your experience building Bridgetown sites a true delight.
A Webpack-aware, Ruby-powered static site generator for the modern Jamstack era