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GitHub Essentials by Achilleas Pipinellis

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Chapter 5. GitHub Pages and Web Analytics

In this chapter, you will learn to build web pages around your project, hosted for free and exclusively on GitHub, by using Jekyll that is a static site generator or providing your own HTML pages.

Continuing our exploration of the GitHub features, next comes the ability to visualize a repository's data. GitHub has implemented some nice features such as graphs that can depict among others the commit activity of the contributors, the traffic a repository gains, as well as the commit history in a network graph.

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GitHub Pages

At the end of the year 2008, GitHub announced GitHub Pages (https://github.com/blog/272-github-pages), a static-site hosting service. Static sites have met a great rise during ...

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