You often feel the unsettling flash of a bright phone screen while relaxing in a dimly lit room. This is alleviated by introducing a “dark mode” which switches background and foreground colors to reduce eye strain. I decided to add this to my boutique web agency Laccadive IO’s new Gatsby-based site.Continue reading “Using React Context API with Gatsby”
I see many folks writing about their 2018 and I thought why not? It’s good to look back at the previous year and account for what went right, what didn’t and what you want to improve on. So, here is everything in a nutshell (I mean a blog post).Continue reading “My 2018 in a Blog Post”
Gutenberg is the future of WordPress, and it is just around the corner. Brace up for it by learning how to build your own custom Gutenberg block. I wrote this post for Smashing Magazine, which was published 10 days ago.Continue reading “Getting Started With Gutenberg By Creating Your Own Block”
As you work with WordPress for some time, you begin to realize WordPress is much more than a blogging tool. Sometimes, even more than a regular CMS. In this post, I will talk about the different features/add-ons of WordPress and how you can utilize them for your next problem or project. Specifically, this post comes from my experience with WordPress and what I love about the different WordPress features.Continue reading “My Favorite WordPress Features”
I ❤ WordPress.Continue reading “Going forward with Gutenberg”
Next month I turn 24 and I call this journey a life full of learning.
This is an article written by me for Smashing Magazine six days ago. It’s about building a WooCommerce-powered e-commerce app using React Native.
As web developers, you might have thought that mobile app development calls for a fresh learning curve with another programming language. Perhaps Java and Swift need to be added to your skill set to hit the ground running with both iOS and Android, and that might bog you down. Continue reading “Building Mobile Apps Using React Native And WordPress”
This is an article written by me for Smashing Magazine five days ago. It’s about building a WordPress theme and store using React.
So you’ve trained yourself as a web engineer, and now want to build a blazing fast online shop for your customers. The product list should appear in an instant, and searching should waste no more than a split second either. Is that the stuff of daydreams?
We had the first ever WordCamp in Sri Lanka on the 23rd of September 2017 held at BMICH. I am proud to have been a volunteer for this successful event. This is a brief summary of what happened and what I learned from this eventful day.