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Creating Blogs with Jekyll by Vikram Dhillon

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© Vikram Dhillon 2016

Vikram Dhillon, Creating Blogs with Jekyll, 10.1007/978-1-4842-1464-0_4

4. Fundamentals of Version Control

Vikram Dhillon

(1)Orlando, Florida, USA

These guys here … They don’t practice the fundamentals anymore.

—Uncle Drew

Jekyll is the static site generator that we focus on throughout this book. It is the most popular static generator in use today, with plenty of features to create a fully functional blog. This chapter begins the process of understanding the prerequisites for using Jekyll. We focus on how Jekyll parses source files to create static pages, the need to learn Markdown, the basics of version control, and an introduction to Git. These concepts and components are the backbone of Jekyll and we will be using them ...

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