Trunk Club Tech Blog

Just got custom-tailored

Current blog on tumblr

Rich content. Minimalist design.

A history



12 months old
24 posts
10 followers
4 employees pictured


What's the most prevalent #tag today?
What was the first photo?

rawr


Movember + “do the tiger!”

Going to new lengths


What our tech blog ought to be


distinguishable
befitting of its audience
a discussion forum
open source

Investigated Jekyll






Ruby-based static site generator so popular that...

It spawned a monster

Octopress extends Jekyll



A blogging framework for hackers.

Octopress at-a-glance




CMS-free static site
Mobile-first responsive design
Theming with SASS/Compass
3rd party integrations
A slick plug-in architecture
Deployment ready

Just try it on


A composite architecture


hosted on Github pages

trunkclub.github.io


automatic deployments
author pages online


app in source and content in master

Hosted on GitHub Pages


Heroku deploy and Rsync available too




Automatic deployments


Travis-CI polls for changes and takes care of the rest



Author pages online 


create and edit posts online using prose.io or GitHub

System diagram


Resources


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