Introduce the project: I worked on Rails Girls Summer of Code site, which is a program that awards scholarships to woman to work on open source projects. The website is built on Jekyll, a static blogging gem that can be served on github pages.
What was it like jumping into that codebase? Per usual, jumping into the code base was a little frustrating. Having never used Jekyll the structure was a bit weird, and then tracking down where the issues we're pointing at took some digging around. Over all, though, this was a fairly straight forward setup. Download, bundle, and run Jekyll server.
What I did? I spent some time playing around with a styling issue, but abandoned that as I wasn't sure how it would be recieved. It also looked as if someone else was working on it, but that was unclear. I didn't want to start a conversation here as I figured my time could be spent elsewhere. At any rate, it was fun to dig around and try to find where the actual styles were hel