The Verge 50

Last December, The Verge published The Verge 50, one of our earliest examples of our Editorial Apps system built by VP of Technology Pablo Mercado during last October’s VAX hackathon, inspired by the work done by the NPR Visuals team. In a nutshell, our Editorial Apps system consists of a static Middleman site, which is populated from one or more Google Spreadsheets at build time (using our middleman-google-drive extension, which we’ll talk about in a future article), and then deployed to Chorus by doing a git push and using git post-receive hooks, in a way not unlike deploying an app to Heroku. Continue reading at Vox Product