Barry Frost

This is Barry Frost’s personal website.

Tagged #blog

Adding code highlight to your Sinatra app with Rouge


Stout is a deploy tool for static websites. It takes a website and uploads it to S3 in a more reliable way than other tools.


Brent Simmons’ metaweblog implementation in Ruby.


Markdown powered CMS. Used by Asana

Using Jekyll and GitHub Pages for Our Site

Creating Redirects with Jekyll

Run Your Jekyll Site On Heroku

Describes use of Heroku’s new custom buildpack to generate the site at build time - much cleaner.

Similar concept to Calepin - use your Dropbox to publish a Markdown-formatted blog


Write articles in Markdown, save them in a special Dropbox folder and Calepin turns them into static pages hosted at Uses a Python generation tool called Pelican.

GitHub hosted comments for GitHub hosted blogs

Dynamically displaying Markdown formatted comments from an associated GitHub Issue via jQuery


Premium Tumblr themes by the MetaLab team. Lots of rich, glossy designs.


Minimalist blog engine in Ruby. Add entries using git, similar in concept to jekyll

How to Build a Simple Tumblr Blog with ExpressionEngine

Boastful, a new tweetback library for your blog

Uses jQuery and Topsy to find people who have tweeted a link to a specified URL

Custom Short URLs in WordPress

Ian Hines Helps You Move From Tumblr to WordPress

Also a handy guide in setting up tumblelog style posting in Wordpress


Simple and flexible Atom/RSS syndication for WordPress. Used by Mark Boulton to insert Delicious links into his blog.

Publishing a Blog with GitHub Pages and Jekyll

The Tumblr Gem

Very simple tumblr posting from the shell: eg “$ tumblr mypost.mdown”

The Death Of The Blog Post - Smashing Magazine

Charting the trend of special, innovatively designed articles