re: What tool/framework/cms/etc do you use to build your own personal website? VIEW POST

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My personal site (which is also the link on my business cards, LinkedIn, etc) is really boring, but finally stable. It's just hand-written HTML and CSS. I used to spend a lot of time trying to make it appropriately flashy, putting projects and other things on there, but I was never really satisfied with it. Now it's just the basics with some links, and my CV is (currently) just a piece of JSON (I'd probably put up something more conventional if I were actively looking for work, though).

And my blog is also just static files, built from markdown by ghost-render. I've been thinking about changing the actual build tool to something more 'fun' like Frog or Hakyll, but whatever I switched to would probably have to work pretty much the same way: I write markdown files, run a thing, and get plain HTML files out the other end.

Both of them are hosted on a VPS (DigitalOcean), but they could easily just be gh-pages or something. They're only on a server because I already had one and wanted to use it for something.

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