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Week #11: Building a Website with Jekyll

Tim Zabel (@Tjzabel) - 05 April 2019

Hey RITlug!

This week’s meeting is all about how to make a website with Jekyll. Has “make a personal website/portfolio” been on your to-do list for a while? Come on down to this week’s talk to learn how Jekyll may be the answer you’re looking for!

Jekyll is great at turning markdown and other plain text into appealing websites and blogs. Our Project Coordinator, Christian Martin, will be taking over this week’s talk to give a presentation and workshop on how to quickly bring up a Jekyll site. As this workshop will be interactive, feel free to bring your own laptop and follow along!

Additionally, this is the final call for RITlug jackets! We currently have 10 interested members, and we need 12 to fill our order. Jackets are priced at $60. If you would like a jacket, please fill out the poll in #announcements, or talk to one of our eboard members. Our deadline for accepting interest in jackets is next Wednesday, April 10th so we have enough time to fill our order before the end of the semester.

See you this Friday!

  • Tim Zabel (Tjzabel)

Further Announcements

Our semesterly FOSS Family Dinner is around the corner! This is a great chance to meet alumni and other members of the FOSS community around RIT and Rochester. This semester’s dinner will be taking place on the last Wednesday of the month, April 24th, starting at 6:00pm at Sticky Lips! Please follow this link to RSVP.

This Friday is our last call for ImagineRIT exhibitors! If you would like to help man RITlug’s table at this year’s festival, please contact either Tim Zabel or Jeffery Russell by the end of this Friday’s meeting!

As a last announcement, RITlug eboard nominations are now taking place! If you would like to run for next year’s eboard, sign up here. Positions that will be especially open for next year are Treasurer and Secretary, as our current eboard members holding these positions are graduating!


Event Details

Fri, Apr. 05, 2019
04:00pm - 06:00pm
GOL-2650 (Lg. DB Lab)

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