Embracing Ruby, the Best Language for Building Websites, in Bridgetown 0.21
Support for ViewComponent is finally here, along with numerous advances which fuel high-level design thinking. The powerful combination of Ruby and Bridgetown today enables tiny teams to compete favorably with much larger competitors.
on June 1, 2021
Back to Basics: Bridgetown v0.20 “Healy Heights”
Doing the hard work of improving Bridgetown at the core level as we head towards our one-year anniversary.
on March 16, 2021
Custom HTML Elements and Page Layout: Executing the Plan
It’s one thing to claim you can take an existing website and convert it so it only uses semantic and custom HTML elements. It’s another thing to actually do it.
on January 17, 2021
Say Hello to Ruby 3 and PostCSS in Bridgetown v0.19 “Arbor Lodge”
Our final release of 2020 and a hint of what is to come in 2021. Plus some thoughts on NEW MAGIC. What a time to be a Rubyist!
on December 22, 2020
Custom HTML Elements and Page Layout: Past, Present, and Future
Nobody ever got fired for adding a div tag to a React component or an ERB template or a WordPress theme. But there is a better way. Welcome to the modern web of custom elements everywhere.
on December 3, 2020
Easily Configure Template Engines in Bridgetown
Watch this real-time walkthrough where I configure Bridgetown's template engine—either on a per-file basis or across the whole site. Now you have Liquid, ERB, and beyond, right at your fingertips!
on November 9, 2020
The Future of Bridgetown Today in v0.18 “Taylor Street”
An action-packed release which sets the tone for the future of Bridgetown and the broader Ruby web developer community.
on October 30, 2020
The Data Cascade, Find Tag, and More in Bridgetown 0.17
We're pleased as Punch to announce the release of Bridgetown 0.17, codenamed "Mount Scott". Some of the improvements are optimizations at the code level and preparing for bigger features down the road (i18n), but there are also a few goodies you can start using in your projects today.
on September 18, 2020
Midsummer 2020 Bridgetown Plugin Roundup
Bridgetown is amazingly useful right out of the box, but add a few plugins and an automation or two, and it sizzles!
on August 25, 2020
To ERB and Beyond! What’s New in Bridgetown 0.16 “Crystal Springs”
It's the height of summer, and we’re here with a real treat for Rubyists everywhere! At last you can have your cake and eat it too with the release of Bridgetown 0.16 “Crystal Springs”—write site templates in your choice of ERB, Haml, or Slim all while enjoying the benefits of Bridgetown’s Jekyll-inspired ease of configuration and rapid content development process.
on July 28, 2020