[Biopython-dev] Experimenting with migrating wiki to GitHub pages

João Rodrigues j.p.g.l.m.rodrigues at gmail.com
Wed Mar 4 16:48:27 UTC 2015

We've been using our site as a "blog". It's extremely easy. Each commit is
a change to the website, e.g. a new page, new content, changing an image,
etc. Hosting on GitHub also makes it easy for everybody to make changes:
fork, change, pull request.

Peter Cock <p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com> escreveu no dia qua, 4/03/2015 às

> On Wed, Mar 4, 2015 at 4:22 PM, João Rodrigues
> <j.p.g.l.m.rodrigues at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi Peter, all,
> >
> > I've used Jekyll + Github to create our lab webpage. Turns out to be an
> > amazingly simple solution and very collaborative as well. Nice thought of
> > moving the wiki to such a system.
> >
> > A quick question: why not make a page from "scratch" ? Using a template
> and
> > converting the HTML to markdown seems pretty simple, it's just a matter
> of
> > agreeing on a layout.
> >
> > Maybe I'm missing the point and you're doing this already..
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > João
> I've got the basic wiki content converted in markdown and showing nicely
> (while preserving the wiki revisions and most of the contributors). Adding
> a theme for a pretty layout is a finishing touch. First, all the links and
> files
> need doing - definitely possible.
> A key question is will it be as easy for people to edit as the wiki is/was?
> Peter
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