Tag Archives : Terminal August 2014

  • Deploying a Jekyll site with a Rakefile

    So, you have an awesome website built with Jekyll, but you need an easy way to publish it. For those unaware, Jekyll is a static site generator written in Ruby. With that in mind let’s talk about a little utility called Rake. It’s a Make-like program implemented in Ruby. This means you can create a Rakefile that contains a set of build rules. Simply put, it’s a file that you write some tasks in. The main task we want to achieve is publishing our site from a local machine to a server. Read More →

  • I Don’t Git Case Sensitivity

    Git is great! Even though it’s totally (hashtag) awesome sauce, you can encounter the occasional strangeness from time to time. My encounter deals with case sensitivity with both file names and also directory names. Read More →

  • The GUI vs. The CLI: Beyond the GUI for file transfers and directory syncing

    I’ve always been on the fence when it comes to using a gui over the cli to transfer/update files on a remote server. For the majority of my work I use Fetch when I need to transfer or grab single files and sometimes I will even go as far as mirroring with Fetch to sync entire projects. There are better ways for sure, but I really wanted to see what else is out there and the benefits of each method/tool available (ones that don’t use a gui at all!). I decided to take to the tweeters in hopes that other developers would provide me with some feedback/opinions. Read More →