Jekyll is very good at things like making informational sites, or even simple blogs. It will parse markdown and load it into templates for you, which makes it quick and easy to write content for your site. If creating a blog is something that interests you, also check out Octopress, which is a blog framework built on top of Jekyll.
If you've always wanted your own blog, or even just want to get started learning out to create a website, now is a good a time as any. Jekyll and Octopress integrate perfectly with Github Pages, which allow you to host static sites completely free!
- Jekyll is a quick and easy static site framework.
- Host a blog for free on Github Pages.
If you want to check out the source it's available on the Jekyll Github page.
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