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Jun 5th, 2019
Gatsby Themes👇 Download Show✏️ Edit Show Notes
In this episode of Syntax, Scott and Wes talk with Jason Lengstorf from the Gatsby team about Gatsby themes, and the future of Gatsby in general.
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2:18 - Jason Lengstorf - What do you do?
9:37 - Gatsby refresher
- Gatsby is statically generated
gatsby-config.jsfile determines which plugins you use
gatsby-node.jsallows us to hook into Gatsby at different points and do things like source content and dynamically create pages
gatsby-browser.jscontains code that should hook into browser events
13:54 - Gatsby themes
- Layouts in Gatsby are done the same way in React - simply create a component with children
- How is this different than a plugin?
- Is it a collection of plugins?
- How do you share themes?
- Can they include functionality (plugins?) Like Markdown rendering?
- What about a theme that needs a UI once activated?
- What about custom fields for Gatsby?
- Do you foresee a marketplace like WordPress themes?
- Are there some themes already out there?
- What will come for themes soon?
34:07 - Questions about Gatsby
- What do you think about WordPress?
- How do you make money?
- Suggested way of doing dynamic things
- What is the future of Gatsby?
- Jason Lengstorf
- Progressive Disclosure of Complexity
- Gatsby Themes
- Gatsby + Sanity.io
- Hope in Source - Henry Zhiu
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