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Build a Better Blog with a Static Site Generator

by Jeff Ammons

Make your blog load faster than your reader can blink with a static website generator without resorting to hand written HTML.

What you'll learn

Readers hate slow loading websites, and your blog is no exception! The fastest blog response times possible come from sites that simply serve up pre-rendered files. You don’t want to hand code HTML, of course, so you need a static site generator that lets you write simple Markdown that is rendered to fully templated and styled web pages.

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About the author

Jeff has been passionate about and active in software for over 25 years. Currently he is CEO and Chief Instructor at Code Career Academy ( and runs the Gwinnett Georgia, Microsoft User Group ( Jeff is a Microsoft MVP in Visual Studio and Development Technologies. He blogs at Jeff enjoys speaking to user groups and Code Camps about a variety of technical topics.

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