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  1. Nesta 0.10.0 released

    It's been a while since the last release of Nesta, and this version has plenty of new features. The most obvious change is the default theme; it has a responsive design and a new font (Roboto Slab).

    Ruby 2.x is now properly supported (and Ruby 1.8 support has been dropped).

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  2. Nesta 0.9.13 released

    Version 0.9.13 has been released. New features include support for Erb templates (in the views folder only, not for pages) and a nesta edit command that makes it easier to edit your site. Etag support is enabled in new projects.There have also been a few internal API tweaks to support the plugins that are starting to spring up. Two view helper methods (url_for and base_url) have been removed.

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  3. Refresh the browser when you save a file

    Most of the pages on a Nesta site are written in a text editor, using Markdown or Textile. You don't get to see what your words look like on a web page you save the file to disk and reload your browser. Wouldn't it be nice if your browser automatically reloaded pages as you saved them? When designing a theme, what if changes to HTML and CSS were reloaded immediately?

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  4. Nesta 0.9.11 released

    Version 0.9.11 has been released. Nesta now uses Ryan Tomayko's Tilt library to manage the rendering of Markdown and Textile files inside your content/pages folder. That means you can choose which Markdown processor is used to render your content. The default processor is now RDiscount (in previous versions it was Maruku).

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