Scott Davis

What Is A Flat File CMS?

…Says just about everyone… “It is kind of cool sounding.” “Is it related to flat design?” “Everything seems to be going flat these days.”

No, it’s not related at all to any flat design or flat anything else. A flat file CMS means that there is no database. Instead of retrieving content for a single page from a database, an actual html/php/text file is created with that content in

Deploying Your Site

There are several tools to help developers deploy changes to their site…that is if they manage their own server. With Rails, maybe the most popular gem is Capistrano. With it, all you do is type

cap deploy

into the terminal and hit enter. It sends only the files that have been updated since your latest Git commit. It’s fantastic and very easy