hello.js

var please = require('share');
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Wednesday, 15 November, 2017 UTC

Migrate from Hugo to Gatsby

Migrate from Hugo to Gatsby

Introduction As my recent evaluations of Gatsby were positive, I decided to migrate my personal blog. Instead of quickly picking an already built theme with a lot of code I might not use—which I did during the previous migration from Medium to Hugo—this ... more


Wednesday, 15 November, 2017 UTC

Migrate from Jekyll to Gatsby

Migrate from Jekyll to Gatsby

A bit of history Some years ago I created my blog with Jekyll and it has been working well ever since. I have never been a huge fan of Ruby, but because of requirements or convenience I’ve built apps with it (Rails / Sinatra / Jekyll / etc). I used to ... more


Wednesday, 15 November, 2017 UTC

Why I created my blog with Gatsby and Contentful

Why I created my blog with Gatsby and Contentful

I recently deployed my new blog at halfelectronic.com and I thought it would be fitting to talk about how I built it in the first place — you know, me being a web developer and all. There is certainly no shortage of options when it comes to platforms ... more


Friday, 3 November, 2017 UTC

Why we choose Gatsby over Next.js and Wintersmith

Why we choose Gatsby over Next.js and Wintersmith

This article was originally published on our company blog on September 27, 2017. smartive.ch goes Gatsby At smartive, a Swiss-based web agency, we always saw the potential of static site generators. After using Wintersmith and Next.js we recently made ... more


Friday, 3 November, 2017 UTC

Migrating My Blog From Hexo To Gatsby

Migrating My Blog From Hexo To Gatsby

This article was originally posted on my blog (original link). I’m reposting here in the hopes that it helps more people get started with Gatsby! Migrating a blog to Gatsby Abstract: Gatsby is a great tool for building a blog. In part 1 I did the more ... more


Friday, 3 November, 2017 UTC

Embracing GraphQL — How I migrated React FAQ to Gatsby v1

Embracing GraphQL — How I migrated React FAQ to Gatsby v1

Before I built React FAQ, I went looking for a static site generator. I had a few criteria in mind. Fast (hopefully a given for a static site) Easy to use React-based Easy to update Gatsby at the time was still pre-1.0 but its workflow met my needs. ... more


Friday, 3 November, 2017 UTC

Web Performance 101—also, why is Gatsby so fast?

Web Performance 101—also, why is Gatsby so fast?

I gave this talk last weekend at ReactNext in Tel Aviv. I spoke on the basics of measuring and improving web performance and how Gatsby is designed so sites built with it are always very very fast. Slides to follow interspersed with notes. I open sourced ... more


Friday, 3 November, 2017 UTC

Community Roundup #1

Community Roundup #1

It’s been a wild 77 days since Gatsby 1.0.0 was released into the world on July 6th, 2017. By the numbers we’ve seen: 3150 new Github stars ~380,000 new NPM downloads 110 new contributors (hey y’all!) ~400 merged PRs dozens of new plugins New Gatsby ... more


Friday, 3 November, 2017 UTC

Gatsby's first beta release

Gatsby's first beta release

We shipped today Gatsby’s first beta for 1.0! Gatsby is a modern blazing-fast static site generator for React.js. Ten months and one day ago I announced I was now working full-time on Gatsby followed a month later by posting an issue kickstarting the ... more


Friday, 3 November, 2017 UTC

Creating a Blog with Gatsby

Creating a Blog with Gatsby

Gatsby is an incredible static site generator that allows for React to be used as the underlying rendering engine to scaffold out a static site that truly has all the benefits expected in a modern web application. It does this by rendering dynamic React ... more


Friday, 3 November, 2017 UTC

Announcing Gatsby 1.0.0 ������

Announcing Gatsby 1.0.0 ������

Gatsby is your friendly, blazing fast static site generator for React. And after nearly a year of research, prototyping, and testing, Gatsby v1 is ready for action. Static site generators offer many benefits over traditional dynamic website frameworks ... more


Friday, 3 November, 2017 UTC

Modern static site generation with Gatsby

Modern static site generation with Gatsby

In this post, I will talk about static site generators — how they have evolved and why I switched from a Ghost powered site to Gatsby.js, a modern static site generator. Static site generators as we know them Jekyll, my tool of preference for quite a ... more


Friday, 3 November, 2017 UTC

From WordPress to Developing in React — Starting to See It

From WordPress to Developing in React — Starting to See It

As a frontend designer I’ve always prided myself on being a HTML and CSS specialist. My use of JavaScript has been limited to animations and DOM manipulation. However, at Indigo Tree we’re branching out from our staple of WordPress and trying different ... more


Friday, 3 November, 2017 UTC

Making website building fun

Making website building fun

I still remember the first non-trivial React component I built in 2014—not long after I started using React seriously. I decided to port to React headroom.js—a JavaScript library that shows & hides headers as you scroll up & down a site. After ... more


Friday, 3 November, 2017 UTC

My search for the perfect universal JavaScript framework

My search for the perfect universal JavaScript framework

It was 2010 when Backbone.js came out. Finally I could write structured code to create full web applications for our users. And with Backbone.js and Node.js, a new dream started to emerge, a website that starts rendering on the server side and continues ... more


Friday, 3 November, 2017 UTC

Gatsbygram Case Study

Gatsbygram Case Study

Gatsbygram is a clone of Instagram built with Gatsby v1. The source code for Gatsbygram lives in the Gatsby monorepo. See the instructions at the end for how to start playing with the code! Your browser does not support the video element. What is Gatsby ... more


Friday, 3 November, 2017 UTC

Rebuilding my portfolio website with the great GatsbyJS and WordPress

Rebuilding my portfolio website with the great GatsbyJS and WordPress

This article was originally published on my portfolio site on October 1, 2017. Site generating with the great GatsbyJS When someone mentions static site generation, many people think of Jekyll. I had heard some good things about it and noticed it would ... more


Friday, 3 November, 2017 UTC

Building i18n with Gatsby

Building i18n with Gatsby

Languages are a key part of who we are; they are an expression of our identity. Serving users content in their own language is a powerful thing, and it allows you to include nuances and specific cultural references in a way Google Translate just wouldn’t ... more