Modern development blog

My experience learning JavaScript based web tech.

Form Handling with Gatsby and Netlify

Forms are a cornerstone of most websites, including this one. With Gatsby and Netlify, it's easy to add a contact form and view the…

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Live Stream: Convert an existing Gatsby site to a theme

Jason Lengstorf invited me onto his show, Learn With Jason and we converted an existing Gatsby site (this very site) into a Gatsby Theme…

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Welcomed by the devs at GatsbyJS

During Hacktoberfest, I was reminded that I had a single contribution to Gatsby back in late 2017. It was a classic "capital P dangit" drive…

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Learning GraphQL

After taking the Pro Gatsby 2 course, I felt a little unsure of myself when it came to GraphQL. There was terminology thrown around like…

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Using frontmatter from NetlifyCMS with gatsby-image

On this blog, I'm using NetlifyCMS with a "thumbnail" widget (that means custom ~meta~, er, I mean frontmatter) so I can display a featured…

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Dependency Hell

Yesterday after church, I had a few minutes to write a quick blog post about my progress with both Gatsby and GraphQL, however I was…

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Welcome to my new (.)dev blog!

I purchased gregrickaby.dev, and spun this up. I'm excited to move all of my technical blog posts off of gregrickaby.com, and move them here…

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