Deploying nanoc sites tells you how nanoc sites can be deployed efficiently. Of course, you can upload your site using FTP, but there are smarter ways.
Unit testing nanoc sites shows how you can use nanoc’s check functionality to make sure that sites don’t contain any errors, such as broken links or invalid HTML.
Paginating articles is useful when you have a lot of articles that don’t fit on a single page. A way around that problem is splitting up the list of articles into multiple pages.
Using filters based on file extensions is something you’ll likely want to do. After all, you don’t want Textile and Markdown documents to be handled the same way.
Using binary items effectively is useful once you have a large collection of binary items, such as photos for a gallery, in your site.
Creating multilingual sites shows you how you can convert an existing site into a multilingual site, where the entire site is translated into different languages, where it is easy to switch to a different language and even how you can automatically detect the right language for the person browsing your site.