Meet Jekyll 4.0.0!

Meet Jekyll 4.0.0!
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We can’t live without new updates and releases of the programs we use. And today is a day! Meet Jekyll 4.00! The latest version of a simple, blog-aware, distributed under an open-source license, static site generator. It is written in Ruby by GitHub’s co-founder team. Read about the latest additions from its contributors.

So, what are the main points of this release:

  • Now you will need Ruby 2.4.0 or greater version.
  • To highlight syntax you’ll need Rouge 3.0 or greater.
  • The Jekyll builds work much faster.
  • The default engine is Kramdown 2.1.
  • Sass processing works faster.
  • Pygments, RedCarpet, RDiscount have support now.
  • The link tag understands Liquid variables that include tag.
  • Liquid’s  and and or operations can be used in the where_expfilter for more powerful filtering.
  • Jekyll can now cache data to disk

Happy Jekylling everyone! Check out the full history and more updates and bug-fixes for more details here.

How many simple static site generators do you know? We found a new one! Eleventy is an alternative to Jekyll.  Read on!

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