Github’s Octocat was designed by Simon Oxley, alongside the white bird Twitter used (before they received a proper logo) as part of a usual routine of cranking out images for iStock. GitHub saw it, and wanted it, presumably under the notion that it can represent how complex code combines to create peculiar things, much like the octopuss… except the CEO of GitHub called it an octocat, and it has been the octocat since then.

Octocat is Github’s logo and trademark and here is used to illustrate a fictional character (John Smith) that used the { Personal } Jekyll Theme to build his website.

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Click the ARCHIVE link, to see the currently available post-tutorials to help you get your { Personal } website up and running quicker!

Note that every time you update the site configuration (_config.yml), you will need to cancel the serving (Ctr + C) and serve the website again.

Any contributions, feedback or issues to the repo are more than welcome!




    Saving the neighborhood!

  • SEPTEMBER 2007 - AUGUST 2013

    Started coding


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