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From Andrus Adamchik <and...@objectstyle.org>
Subject Re: Website FIles
Date Sun, 21 May 2017 13:10:04 GMT
I'd be +1 on Jekyll. We can simply check in Jekyll-generated content to the site SVN as HTML/CSS/JS.

Andrus

> On May 21, 2017, at 4:06 PM, Michael Gentry <blacknext@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> On Sun, May 21, 2017 at 8:39 AM, Andrus Adamchik <andrus@objectstyle.org>
> wrote:
> 
>> I am asking, as ObjectStyle was going to donate the time of our designer
>> in the nearest future to modernize Cayenne site. So I wanted to understand
>> what are the minimal branding requirements.
>> 
> 
> If we are going to modernize the site, are we going to stick with Apache
> CMS (is that a requirement?) or perhaps go with a more popular and actively
> developed static site generator, such as Jekyll [1]?  Two things I noticed
> when running ASF CMS locally compared to Jekyll:
> 
> 1. I kept having to edit the produced HTML to localize the file: CSS
> references since /style.css won't work correctly.  Jekyll handles this
> correct.  Of course, maybe ASF CMS can support this and I don't know how to
> change it.
> 2. Jekyll has a server option that will monitor changes as you are editing
> and smartly regenerate your site, which is faster.
> 
> 
> [1] https://jekyllrb.com/ -- Also the static site generator used by GitHub
> Pages.


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