The Gem Struggle

1 · CodingBobby · May 13, 2021, midnight
As you probably know, I’ve been using Jekyll for this website for a while now. It works beautifully and I’m confident that I will stay with it for quite some years. Recently I set up a new system on my computer and had to reinstall some things, including my setup for Ruby, which is the language behind Jekyll. And man, it was a struggle. Either I’m an incompetent developer, or the Ruby-Gem ecosystem is very complex and fragile. It took me hours to finish the setup to run Jekyll successfully. Mayb...