Thanks to Phil Haack and any other contributors who created the haackbar theme that this blog uses. See their README for documentation on how to use/customize the theme.

Note: I did not use the ruby gem. I cloned their sample repo and tweaked the styles locally.

Previewing the blog locally

If you want to contribute to this blog, you will need to fork the blog and preview your contribution locally.

To clone the blog:

git clone
cd cloudspout

To preview the pages:


Tip: The install scripts do not have the –user-install flag because I use the GEM_HOME environment variable for my development. You can find options on how to install the gems here.

If you have any issues, please contact me.