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About This Blog : A New Start

May 20th, 2021 . 1 min read

This is my first post from my blog + portfolio website. I won't be writing much in this post but let me tell you a little about this site.

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1. React

React is one of the most popular JS library out there. I chose react to build my blog site because I have been working with react for about a year and it is the framework that I find the most comfortable to use.

2. Gatsby

Gatsby is a static site generator as its generally known as but there is more to gatsby than what meets the eye. There were plenty of features that I really liked, especially the image plugins. And since gatsby uses react under the hood, it was a cherry on top.

3. Contentful

For the CMS, I went with the most popular in the gatsby-plugin market Contentful, because of that it was fairly easy to get started with as the docs were really great and straight forward. I had some issues using the richTextField and its limitation and so I used markdown fields instead which are much more convenient for me.

4. Netlify

I have been fan of Netlify ever since the first time I used it, so netlify was my go to choice to deploy the blog site as its continous integration is smooth as butter.


Conclusion

There you have it these are the 4 major technologies that I used to build my portfolio + blog site.


Hey!

I specialize in building fast, high quality and gorgeous websites and webapps. If you have a project in mind and need my help or just wanna say hi, please feel free to contact me through my email  

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