It’s nice to preview some of my more complicated posts before I ship them out to the Internets. Here’s how I do it.
I previously posted a
makefile I use to automate deployment of my blog. Here are the germane lines for previewing:
make preview at the command prompt will run start up rake’s webserver at
http://localhost:4000. Then all I have to do is launch a browser, connect to that port, and voila: a preview of the blog that regenerates to match the changes I make live, as I make them.