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Meta Post: Goodbye, DocPad. Hello, Ghost.

I haven't made a post to my blog in a long time. Part of that is because I just not had many cases where I had something interesting to say. However, the largest reason was that my blogging engine had gotten stale. My DocPad Dilemma Until recently, my blog was generated by DocPad. DocPad was (still is) a decent engine for static site generation, but as time marched on, the version of DocPad I was... »

Draft Posts With DocPad

I don't use DocPad anymore, but this post may still be interesting to those that do. Just keep in mind that the blog you're reading now isn't generated by DocPad and may not match what this post discusses. Here is a quick tip. I use DocPad to generate my blog, and one of the things I was used to with OctoPress was the ability to have a number of draft blog posts in progress that... »

Deploying DocPad Sites to Windows Azure

I don't use DocPad anymore, but this post may still be interesting to those that do. Just keep in mind that the blog you're reading now isn't generated by DocPad and may not match what this post discusses. There are many ways you can deploy a DocPad site. One of the simplest options is just to generate a static set of HTML/JavaScript/CSS/etc files and upload them to your favorite web host. Or... »

Atom Feeds With DocPad

I don't use DocPad anymore, but this post may still be interesting to those that do. Just keep in mind that the blog you're reading now isn't generated by DocPad and may not match what this post discusses. If you are generating a blog or a blog-like site with DocPad, you'll probably want to create a atom or rss feed for the site. Doing so is reasonably straightforward, but there is one little trick to... »

Blogging With DocPad

I don't use DocPad anymore, but this post may still be interesting to those that do. Just keep in mind that the blog you're reading now isn't generated by DocPad and may not match what this post discusses. Over the past couple weeks, I have been playing with DocPad for another project. As I was learning about DocPad, I started to get the itch to move my blog engine to it (from Octopress). Why? Mostly... »