This past August GitHub released file editing using the Ace code editor. It’s pretty damn awesome if you haven’t tried it. Basically, you get TextMate in your browser. Here at DockYard we’ve been using GitHub Pages to host this blog. The posts are written in Jekyll. So we’re doing all of our post creation and editing locally.
It would be great if GitHub allowed us to create new blobs from the web interface.
At that point GitHub would be a full-service blog engine. Think about it, they already do the
hosting, version tracking, and editing of files through the web
interface. If file creation was added that’s pretty much all I would
want. (Jekyll has a way to track drafts by setting the
So if anybody at GitHub is reading, can we please have this feature?