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Forms and Functions

In previous posts, we’ve raved about how awesome forms are, especially when you get to take full advantage of them without having to even configure a backend to handle data collection. In this post, we cover how we can turbocharge our form workflows with functions.

By Divya Sasidharan in Guides & Tutorials

Ep. #25, Adopting GraphQL with Graphcool

In episode 25 of JAMstack Radio, Brian is joined by Johannes Schickling and Soren Bramer Schmidt, the co-founders of Graphcool, a GraphQL backend development framework. They discuss the evolution of GraphQL, the communities that surround it and its use in production.

By Brian Douglas in Tools & Services

Ep. #23, Working Open Source Into Your Day Job

In the latest episode of JAMstack Radio, Brian invites Kent Dodds to the studio for a chat. Kent describes how he manages to actively contribute to open source projects while balancing a full-time job and a family. He also weighs in on why the developer community has over-reacted to the …

By Brian Douglas in Opinions & Insights

Saving with Serverless 

Side projects are especially awesome when they help you solve a real-life problem. During a recent problem-solving expedition I encountered a roadblock that I’d bet prevents a lot of us developers from finishing our side projects: just because a solution is possible, doesn’t mean it’s …

By Brian Douglas in Guides & Tutorials

Starting with Webpack from scratch

Webpack is a build tool for modern web applications. When Webpack bundles your application, it recursively builds a dependency graph that includes every module your application needs. From this graph it then packages all of those modules into one or more bundles.

By Brian Douglas in Guides & Tutorials

A brief history of build tools

At Netlify we ask our users to leverage build tools so we may assist in the deployment of your project and this post will provide the context of what we actually mean by this. These tools package your project into a bundle that’s ready for deployment. They not only create a …

By Brian Douglas in Tools & Services

What build tools can do for you

There are build tools like webpack, gulp, and browserify, but no one knows how to really use them. The confusion to how these tools work prevents users from doing a deep dive and understanding build tools. I am looking answer the why behind build tools by revealing the key features you can …

By Brian Douglas in Tools & Services