This is mostly here to prevent emptiness, but also to promote Jekyll. It’s a relatively no-hassle system that gives you a simple static website, but also supports adding blog-like posts for the occasional writing you may have.
Reasons why you may choose Jekyll as a busy academic:
- Hosting support from
- Easy support for code highlighting,
- Write in
- Built with
gitin mind, so adding a post is as easy as adding a file and pushing – no databases to set up.
- Out of the box support for
sass, a variable language for CSS.
- Basic templating support, so your inner programmer doesn’t die at the thought of copying code around.
- Just static files, good old HTML and CSS, no framework mumbo-jumbo to learn!