Building Sites With Middleman

In this series we are going to learn how to build sites using static site generators. Specifically one called Middleman. Static sites are faster and much more responsive that database driven ones. This site is made with Middleman. Let's go static!

  • Episode 01Duration 21:35

    What is Middleman and How to Use It?

    Middleman is the static site generator. In this video series we are going to take my current site watch-learn.com and redesign it so that it uses Middleman instead of Wordpress.
  • Episode 02Duration 26:57

    Setting up Gulp.js With Middleman

    In this episode we are going setup our Middleman project so that it works with Gulp.js.
  • Episode 03Duration 13:44

    Middleman Partials and Pages

    In this episode I'm going to show you how to use Middleman partials and how to make new pages.
  • Episode 04Duration 13:56

    Installing a Blog and Creating Articles

    In this episode we are going to install a blog, generate some articles and list out those articles on our front page.
  • Episode 05Duration 16:59

    Creating Multiple Blogs and Article Generators

    In this video you will learn how to make another blog - or article type with Middleman. Also I will show you how to make article generators for those article types.
  • Episode 06Duration 09:04

    Middleman Permalinks

    In this Building Web Sites With Middleman episode we are going to be talking about Middleman permalink or URLs and how you can make them better.
  • Episode 07Duration 17:36

    Displaying Front Matter and Making Article Layouts

    In this Building Web Sites With Middleman episode we are going to display our front matter and make article layouts using this static site generator.
  • Episode 08Duration 09:25

    Image Manipulation

    Middleman static site generator has some great options for manipulating images. In this episode of Building Web Sites With Middleman series we are going to learn how to manipulate image sizes and aspect ratios.
  • Episode 09Duration 10:28

    Middleman Tags

    Middleman static site generator has some great documentation, but some of it is not that good. Tags are not explained very well, especially if you have multiple Middleman blogs.
  • Episode 10Duration 8:35

    Middleman Categories

    In this episode of Building Web Sites With Middleman Static Site Generator we are going to take a look at categories.
  • Episode 11Duration 14:02

    Data Files

    In this episode of Building Web Sites With Middleman we are going to look at how this static site generator handles data files.
  • Episode 12Duration 11:11

    Deploying Middleman Site

    In this episode of Building Web Sites With Middleman Static SIte Generator we are going to deploy our site to our servers subfolder.