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Ghost Blogging Engine: First Look

by John Brown

This course serves as an introduction to Ghost by showing how to set it up, install it, customize the default theme, and write your own theme. This course builds from no knowledge and ends with a good understanding of what you will need to customize the blog for your needs.

What you'll learn

Other blogging engines have become more than just a blog, often they are complicated CMS systems. Ghost is a simple alternative that focuses on blogging. It uses Node.js, JavaScript, and Handlebars to provide a powerful blog. This course serves as an introduction to Ghost by showing how to set it up, install it, customize the default theme, and write your own theme. This course builds from no knowledge and ends with a good understanding of what you will need to customize the blog for your needs.

About the author

John Brown is a Software Craftsman continually looking for intuitive designs, agile architectures, and streamlined processes. With degrees in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins and Aerospace Engineering from Purdue, John is always up for a challenge, especially in his areas of interest in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. As a Software Architect, he has built systems for small startups in the healthcare space to large mission critical systems for three letter Federal Agencies. He c... more

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