GatsbyConf Q&A: “Getting Started with Gatsby” Workshop Instructors Obinna Ekwuno & Megan Sullivan
Want to try building your first Gatsby site? Gatsby Software Engineer Obinna Ekwuno and Senior Software Engineer, Documentation, Megan Sullivan are leading Getting Started with Gatsby, sponsored by Contentstack. The free half-day workshop covers core concepts behind using Gatsby, like querying data with GraphQL and working with a headless CMS. You’ll learn how to optimize for accessibility, routing and creating pages programmatically...And how to leverage the vast Gatsby ecosystem of starters, plugins, and themes to quickly create a fast, secure, scalable website -- and deploy your site to live hosting for free, in minutes!
London’s Royal College of Art Goes Virtual with Gatsby
When Covid-19 hit the U.K. last spring, the Royal College of Art’s traditional graduating student shows were shut down. With a little help from Gatsby, though, the school worked with MTJ.io to quickly create a brand new digital discovery platform -- a museum’s worth of virtual galleries -- so that the shows could go on(line) in time.
GatsbyConf Q&A: Francois Brill
GatsbyConf is just a week a way! Francois is presenting a talk, “Using The Power Of Gatsby To Create A Network Of Blazing Fast Websites,” to demonstrate building out complex systems at scale — with a single Gatsby code base powering multiple websites. We caught up with him for a wide-ranging chat around his thoughts on the future of Jamstack and ways to keep ourselves thinking differently about building websites.
Voices of Gatsby: How I Survived the First Week of My First Tech Job
On the first day of my first tech job, I was terrified. I tried hard to learn everything at once and do it all perfectly, but by the end of my first week I was certain I was going to be fired anyway. That didn't happen, though, and things got steadily better and less terrifying. Looking back, I can see there were things that helped me get through the early days. Here are the tips that helped me survive -- and how you can too if you’ve just landed your first tech job!
Learn React Quickly with a Gatsby + WordPress Photoblog
Gatsby's plugins, starters, and themes let you assemble websites like Lego models, without ever touching React. But you can learn React deeply with Gatsby! Start with this Gatsby + WordPress mobile photoblog project (no prior React knowledge needed), then remix and expand it as your knowledge of React, GraphQL, and the Gatsby ecosystem grows!
Hashim Warren • February 18th, 2021# CMS, Gatsby Cloud, headless-cms, wordpress
GatsbyConf Q&A: Alfredo Navas
Tech’s primary verbal language is English, which can create a barrier for developers in countries where it’s not the main language. Alfredo Navas describes the importance of developer communities where these technologies can be shared, and supported, in the native language — and how to go about building them.
Static Sites: A Secret Weapon for Fighting Climate Change
Every web page we visit comes with its own carbon footprint, and these can be astonishingly large. The good news: there are low-lift ways we as developers can reduce carbon emissions related to our websites, and this starts with building static sites. The even better news: not only is this good for our lovely planet -- it is also great for your business and bottom line!