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.
linktag understands Liquid variables that
oroperations 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.
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