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Gatsby Website With Multiple Post Types

Intro This is an update to my previous article Building Gatsby With Multiple Post Type , as I have rebuilt my whole site using GatsbyJS v2. I switched from Gatsby default starter to Gatsby Advanced Starter which save me some time setting up foundation of the website. (e.g. Tags, Category, SEO etc) But please note that this starter contains no UI or any style, you will need to build it on our own. If you are a designer with some front-end development experience, this is the place. Use Case I…

May 01, 2019

Lessons learned from personal project

Getting Started. There is no better time to start your personal project than today. I have been living in the bubble of agency model for years taking client projects. There were regrets and compromises accommodating with clients’ need and reality. I have always wondered the decision that I would make if I'm in charge. So, when the idea of building a design resources site strikes me, I immediately started to test out the idea all by myself. I put aside all the standard design workflow in my…

Dec 11, 2018

2018 October Update

It was a challenging yet rewarding period in the last two months. I have set up the bare-bones structure of my personal site, yet it was a long way until perfect. Without much resources on the Internet, coming up with a decent design and functional website is a long learning process. In the last two months, I have managed to: Revamped landing page with new design and content. I have added my service section and an about section with React Simple Map as background (but it could function so…

Oct 31, 2018

Building Gatsby With Multiple Post Type

Read this UPDATED article if you are using Gatsby v2.0. This article was written when I was using Gatsby v1.0. As a designer with no prior experience in React, starting Gatsby with a starter template is the easiest way. After that, adding bits and pieces by following online tutorials and Github threads are the parts that you learn, as you understand how to adapt others' code and review each expression and argument means whenever you encounter errors. Use Case I'm setting up my Gatsby to…

Sep 17, 2018

Why designers need a personal website?

One of my year resolution for 2018 is to learn front-end coding. I feel that being a designer, learning how to code is the way how I could step up the game in web design, by understanding how every bit and piece fall into places. I had two personal websites, one is my Tumblr and another is my portfolio site, separately hosted and running Cargo Collective . But I was thinking, "Wouldn't it be great if both of my portfolio and blog are together?" Why do you need a personal website? It's 201…

Aug 26, 2018