Most things I've designed looked like I was an engineer. But over time things have improved!
In the last few months, I have spent some time off and on redesigning my website. It originally started as an exercise to practice doing some design work in Figma, and it quickly turned into a full-blown re-imagining of my website. As any great engineer knows, you haven’t built it right until you have rewritten it 3 or 4 times. And while I did not replace the underlying engine of my website this…Keep Reading#design#gatsby#figma#engineering
A build time draft state solution for markdown in gatsby.
Doing what an engineer does best, rewriting.
My personal website originally started as a blog built with ghost, the blogging platform. It was simple, easy to use, and had a web-based authoring experience. But I began to feel its limitations in terms of customizing my themes as well as adding other sections, such as projects, or books I’ve read. I switched to using jekyll and did a fresh rewrite. I chose a theme and customized it to work the…Keep Reading#react#gatsby#website