This is part 2 of my guide on creating a blog using Jekyll. Click here to read part 1. We left off with creating your site pages using defined layouts. Now I’m going to get into the real fun stuff with variables that will make your blog dynamic without the use of database! By now you should have the basic structure of your site: main... [Read More]

I’m going to go through the steps for creating a site and blog using Jekyll. Jekyll is a static site generator that will convert markdown files and partials into a working website. See my previous post on how to install Jekyll if you havent already. http://eric-price.net/blog/jekyll-osx/ Github pages has Jekyll built-in, so you can host your site on Github for free like this one! Another... [Read More]

SASS has made my web development life so much easier and I want to share some of the basics I’ve learned using it on a daily basis. If you’re not familiar with SASS, it’s a CSS preprocessor that allows you to use variables, mixins and partials. You can read more on their documentation page here. If you haven’t installed it yet, you can find the... [Read More]

In this article I’m going to show you how to use SASS with the Foundation framework. Since it’s not recommended to edit the massive stylesheet that comes with Foundation, SASS can help greatly with its partial system that will compile your custom style sheet(s) with Foundations into one file. I will talk more about partials and variables in my another post. Visit SASS’s basic page... [Read More]