ssg Posts

  • Building a Blog with Metalsmith

    Ever want to set up your own blog? Stuck on which Static Site Generator to use? Know Javascript? Or don't? After trying out multiple NodeJS based SSG's, and looking into multiple non-NodeJS based ones, I settled on Metalsmith for my own blog. Here's my beginner's guide to setting up a new blog from scratch.

    a couple of years ago | 8 min read

    Tags: ssg, javascript, metalsmith, blog

  • My Journey to Metalsmith

    Every developer has a never-ending TODO list of side projects, experiments, blog posts, etc. We're going to get to these things, we promise! Perpetually hanging towards the top of my list was "make brophy.org more than just my resume." However, tackling that item proved to be a longer-than-anticipated journey through the world of Static Site Generators, finally landing me on Metalsmith.

    a couple of years ago | 10 min read

    Tags: ssg, javascript, metalsmith