New site with GatsbyJS


It was time to update my site and it seems as if React won the frontend javascript war between React and Angular (and Vue), therefore it seemed like a good idea to learn it.

There has also been a movement to use static javascript sites using e.g. GatsbyJs. To get faster load times and search engine optimization. So now runs as a Gatsby site on Netlify which is a free SPA service with Github integration. The deployment is automatic after you push a new commit of the site to Github.

The site has a WordPress blog as a content backend. This is nice since I can create blog posts easily on desktop or Android from anywhere.

I can also very easily add new pages with functionality that I want. For instance, I created a “deploy” page where I can force a reload of the site on Netlify and another where I can start a Minecraft server.

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