I'm back again to share a quick hook for updating a jekyll based website or blog upon pushing to gitolite .
What is Jekyll?
jekyll is a small website/blog generator written in Ruby. It takes several templates, pages and posts, and combines them into a fully functional site ready to be served by any webserver.
I've used Jekyll to power this blog for a few months now as the ability for me to write posts in Markdown and keep them stored in git is highly valuable for me. Previously I have been building the site locally and pushing the generated content to my VPS, but this is suboptimal and causes massive changesets (as you can imagine). Time to move that processing to the server where it rightly belongs.Read more...