James Russo

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Fullstack engineer who knows nothing about design.
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4 posts tagged with "Gatsby"

Gatsby Plugin Updates Are Annoying

November 17, 2019 | 6 min read

Gatsby.js is a fantastic framework for developing statically generated websites using React. Plugins are a necessary part of Gatsby that allow you to quickly and easily add functionality to your Gatsby generated site. However, a lot of these plugins are updated very frequently and at the same time which can lead to a rather annoying number of pull requests when coupled with Dependabot.

When should you use Gatsby?

November 01, 2019 | 10 min read

Gatsby.js is an up and coming technology for building simple statically generated websites. It has seen a huge adoption, and seemingly everyone in frontend development has heard about it or is talking about it. However, this has led to people trying to use Gatsby in the wrong places instead of other technologies better suited for that situation. This post talks about me falling into this subgroup as well as some of the cases where you should use Gatsby and when you shouldn't use Gatsby.

Mocking Sentry in Jest and Gatsby

September 23, 2019 | 2 min read

This is a very short and simple tutorial describing how to mock Sentry in the Jest testing framework and more specifically in a Gatsby.js application. This approach can be used in other javascript frameworks that use Jest, but I will use Gatsby.js and their unit testing tutorial as a basis.

Deploying a Gatsby Application to an S3 Bucket Using CircleCI

August 15, 2019 | 6 min read

This is a tutorial about how to deploy a Gatsby.js application to an S3 bucket using CircleCI.

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