Building a kick-ass community web site in less than a month

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How we've setup our community web site, http://www.cloudifysource.org, for Cloudify, GigaSpaces' new open source PaaS stack, in less than a month by using open source and SaaS tools such as Github, Jekyll, Disqus, Zendesk and others.

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  • It “takes” a directory (representing the raw form of a website), runs it through Textile and Liquid converters, and then spits out a complete, static website suitable for serving with Apache or your favorite web server
  • Building a kick-ass community web site in less than a month

    1. 1. Building a Kick-Ass Developer Community Website in Less than a Month Tamir Korem, Developer Relations, @cloudifysource Uri Cohen, Head of Product, @uri18031
    2. 2. TODAY, MORE THAN EVER, IT’S A DEVELOPER’S WORLD
    3. 3. REQUIREMENTS (FROM THE BACK OF MY HEAD…) SEO Blogs Issues Analytics Docs Code Search Forums Videos Comments Rating Social3
    4. 4. NO SERVERS4
    5. 5. ALL WE KNOW IS JAVASCRIPT AND HTML5
    6. 6. HAVE A UNIQUE LOOK & FEEL6
    7. 7. SPEED, SPEED, SPEED7
    8. 8. BONUS: GET MEMBERS TO CONTRIBUTE CONTENT8
    9. 9. AND, IT HAS TO BE COOL, FONZY COOL9
    10. 10. FROM CONSTRAINTS TO REALITY10
    11. 11. DISQUS – COMMENT, SHARE, RATE11
    12. 12. DISQUS – COMMENT, SHARE, RATE12
    13. 13. GOOGLE SEARCH API13
    14. 14. GOOGLE SEARCH API14
    15. 15. GITHUB PAGES It’s a static web site that’s a repo  Shareable  Forkable  FAST  Flexible And then there’s Jekyll…15
    16. 16. INTRODUCING JEKYLL Jekyll is a simple, blog aware, static site generator built in Ruby.16
    17. 17. MORE ABOUT JEKYLL What Jekyll does Who uses it Geared for Blog Sites  Paging  Categories  Tags Pluggable Supports several markups
    18. 18. JEKYLL – THE SITE GENERATOR
    19. 19. TEXTILE19
    20. 20. THE MAIN BLOG PAGE
    21. 21. THE MAINBLOG.HTML LAYOUT
    22. 22. AND THIS THE END RESULT
    23. 23. GET INVOLVED! Community site www.cloudifysource.org OSS project repo: github.com/CloudifySource/cloudify Community web site repo: github.com/CloudifySource/cloudifysource.github.com Jira: https://cloudifysource.atlassian.net/23
    24. 24. Q&A24
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