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I am looking for a blog to report on a project (mainly software development). Till now the best option seems Jekyll+(github | bitbucket).
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it might be, indeed, but the answer is still unsatisfying :D. I am alos using jekyll but the site is hosted in a site that doesn't really care about open science.
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Kakila, you can host the output of Jekyll on any webserver because it's just static HTML files. If you are looking for an easy-to-use web interface for editing the source files and automatically compiling/uploading the website, then of course your options are more limited.
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The question is whether there is hosting that is open-science aware. Hosting it anywhere is suboptimal, currently I used the source code repository webpage to host it kakila.bitbucket.io/emumore
Ideally this could be syndicated within an open-science community, or directly hosted there.
It is like with datasets, you can put them anywhere, that's alright, but we all prefer places like Zenodo (zenodo.org), right? It is customized for the right context
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I see. GitLab is available as FOSS software, and it recently implemented GitLab Pages (just like GitHub Pages). A GitLab instance for Open Science would be nice.
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Yes, gitlab is an option but means you have to keep your own server (although paying would be an option, if my administration office allowed to pay for that, it is not sustainable as hosting will go down when the project is over).
Also I find mercurial orders of magnitude better than git, therefor I chose bitbucket (not FLOSS sadly).
It seems there isn't a solution tailored for open science yet... well this is an idea to work on.

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I am now using blogdown, i.e. R, hugo as backend, deployed on netify (developed on github with Rstudio),

I find it much more powerful and easy to set up than jekyll. see https://rdmpromotion.rbind.io for an example with an open science focus (although it is not a blogging platform per se).

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