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Wes Bos

Wes Bos

XL5G3 Full Stack JavaScript Developer. Creator of really good web development courses. BBQ enthusiast.

Scott Tolinski

Scott Tolinski

Web Developer, NX2V1, Creator of Level Up Tuts, Bboy, Robotops Crew and Youtuber

Playing: 249: Hasty Treat - Scott's New Personal Website



May 18th, 2020

Hasty Treat - Scott's New Personal Website

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In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about Scott's new website!

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Show Notes

02:25 - Relaxed fit development

  • Not concerned with it being perfect
  • Will act as a loose digital garden, so it needs to be flexible
  • Keep my talks and podcast appearances somewhere

04:40 - The stack

  • Svelte / Sapper
  • CSS variables
  • Static generation with markdown
  • No API
  • Hosted on Netlify

08:15 - Why?

  • I dropped that db life in 2015 and never looked back
  • I'm a developer - markdown is good for me
  • I like a playground for ideas, so the new site throws out any idea of formality and dives into being a playground for myself.
  • Full page animations. Orchestration. Fully SSG.
  • Code is painless to add to — adding a blog post is as easy as creating a markdown file

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