Be nice. Or else.
Yep. I had a section about shells, the default (bash), and was going to suggest switching to zsh. It was all kind of too much for an introductory post but definitely something I plan to add. But it maybe wise to just add a link to all the available commands in case someone is interested in learning more. Thanks for the feedback!
Great tips! I'll try to add some of these to the post.
Hoping this is helpful to anyone who has tried using the command line and felt lost or someone looking to brush up on the basics.
Check out the demo here http://eddywashere.github.io/ironsmith-demo/
I recently open sourced the yeoman generator I used to create my site. It uses a modified version of the pixyll Jekyll theme: https://github.com/eddywashere/generator-ironsmith
Check out the demo app at https://github.com/eddywashere/ironsmith-demo
Update: and the blog post http://eddywashere.com/blog/ironsmith-a-yeoman-generator-for-metalsmith/
A quick intro to Swig, a powerful node templating engine that supports layouts, partials, filters and logic tags out of the box. Article based on the popular "liquid for designers" wiki entry for Shopify's Liquid templating engine.
Great point! Full disclosure, I work for Mailgun and wanted to really use our services, like our API for email validation. That and I'd rather populate my own database with confirmed users. Example flow: I'm building out a product, use this code to customize a landing page, deploy it, test interest, create new branch, build product, redeploy it, send out invites to complete sign up, Profit?
Heroku button available at https://github.com/eddywashere/node-prelaunch
Saw this, http://tobiasahlin.com/spinkit/and decided to port a processing gif Rackspace uses on some of it's forms to a css based animation.
Example of typical spinners:
"It’s great to see more designers recently embrace programming as an extension of our process rather than as an afterthought for someone else to execute."
Yes it is!