GitHub Pages reviews from startup founders

2 reviews by founders
Dec. 20, 2016

We use Jekyll and GitHub Pages now. In order to use it, you need to be familiar with the Markdown language. It is not too hard and it is worth the effort. It is very customizable. Jekyll is an open source tool, so developers can edit the theme, etc. It’s free. GitHub Pages is all static pages--it doesn’t have a database so it is faster and one less thing you need to manage. For Jekyll, you are writing a file on your computer and then uploading it. There is no admin and editor interface.

Derric Gilling

Co-founder & CEO - Moesif

April 17, 2016

If you have your website in Markdown, GitHub Pages will compile it to HTML and serve it, so you don't have to use a separate server. It’s really nice not administering a server because server admin has taken up a lot of time for us in the past.

Trevor Bekolay

Senior Scientist - Applied Brain Research

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