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5. Hands On: Your Own Blog Engine

Chapter 5. Hands On: Your Own Blog Engine

Like so many others, most open source developers run their own public blog. But there is a huge difference between open source developers and other people: while most “normal” people have to decide what kind of blogging software to use, developers tend to decide what kind of blogging software to implement. The reason for this? A blogging software is actually extremely simple to implement if you just want to have a single, simple workflow for blogging. This makes custom blogging software (the blog engine) way more appealing. And doesn’t it seem like a small and fun project?

Let’s build on what we’ve learned in the recent chapters about modular applications and Rack to build our own little blog engine.


  

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