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Events Personal WordPress

Speaking remotely at WordCamp US 2019

This post first appeared on rtCamp.com.

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React

React Context 101

Thought of putting out something short as a way to practice my writing. I wrote this without research or much planning, but I hope it will help someone out there.

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React

Why you should render React on the server side

I wrote this post for LogRocket Blog, which was published on May 20, 2019.

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WordPress

Thinking in WordPress

WordPress is a handy blogging tool, a useful Content Management System or a capable web application framework. Whatever way you look at it, WordPress helps you solve problems in creative ways. In this article, I want to talk about how I approach projects and my methodology for problem-solving with WordPress. This is not an exhaustive list and one article wouldn’t do justice to the vastness of WordPress. I will try to add whatever pointers stand out among the decisions you would probably have to take.

Thinking in the woods?
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Gatsby

Gatsby and WordPress – best friends or foes?

I see many WordPress users making a switch away from WordPress to Gatsby. However, I think the two technologies are a good match. Let’s find out!

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React

Using React Context API with Gatsby

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.

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Lessons

My 2018 in a Blog Post

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).

Sunset at Panadura Beach
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Gutenberg WordPress

Getting Started With Gutenberg By Creating Your Own Block

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.

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WordPress

My Favorite WordPress Features

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.

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Gutenberg

Going forward with Gutenberg

I ❤ WordPress.

A Gutenberg Image Block