Friday, April 19

Tag: Gatsby

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Deploying Your First Gatsby Site to Netlify

Recently, Netlify has become one of the hotter topics in Web Development. They are loved in the community and just received millions of dollars of funding to continue making their product better. If you aren't familiar, Netlify is a web host with particular support Static Sites (think Gatsby.js, Next.js, etc.) as well as other incredible features like serverless (lambda) functions, free https certs, and more! In this article, we are going to walk through the steps to deploy a Gatsby app to Netlify. TLDR Create a Github Repository Create Gatsby App with Gatsby CLI Push App to Github Create New Site in Netlify and Connect to Github Repository Create GitHub Repository To deploy to Netlify, the easiest way is to set up Continuous Deployment by connecting to an existing r...
Forms, Auth and Serverless Functions on Gatsby and Netlify
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Forms, Auth and Serverless Functions on Gatsby and Netlify

  Abstracting infrastructure is in our DNA. Roads, schools, water supply networks—you get the idea. Web development is no exception: serverless architectures are a beautiful expression of that phenomenon. Static sites, in particular, are turning into dynamic, rich experiences. Handling static forms, authentication, and backend functions on statically-generated sites is now a thing. Especially with the JAMstack pioneer platform that is Netlify. Recently, they announced support of AWS Lambda functions on front-end-centric sites and apps. I've been meaning to dive into their "backend" features since. Today, I'm doing just that, using a static Gatsby site, Netlify's Forms, Identity, and Functions features. This tutorial will show you how to: Add static forms to your site Ad...