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Passing Arguments to JavaScript Function Parameters

Things can be tricky when you want to use a function (with required parameters) as an argument within another function.

Sep 13, 2022

MDX: Benefits, Challenges, & Use Cases

MDX is undeniably powerful. It gives developers an excess of flexibility and efficiency in authoring content. But it has enough challenges that suggest we may be ready for something better.

Sep 06, 2022

10 Useful Tasks to Easily Automate During Builds

Common automation approaches to build up your confidence in deploying to production.

Sep 05, 2022

Why are There So. Many. CMSs?

It’s difficult to choose a CMS today because there are so many options. But why are there so many options?

Sep 04, 2022

4 Less Common, but Super Powerful (Static) Netlify Uses

Netlify isn’t just for websites. Learn how you can use Netlify to serve your other sites with useful content, creating a single source of truth for your assets and data, as needed.

Sep 03, 2022

Beware of Modern Web Lock-In

Although developer experience has brought much flexibility to modern web tools and services, vendor lock-in is still very much in play.

Sep 02, 2022

Should I Add Images to My Git Repository?

To commit or not commit. A list of reasons and resources to support your decision.

Sep 01, 2022

Guiding Principles on Breaking up Components

Use these 4 triggers to understand when to break child components out of a parent. And keep those child components clean following a set of 3 organizational rules.

Aug 31, 2022

Is GitHub the Best CMS?

It seems like a silly question, given that GitHub is not typically thought about as a CMS. But I analyze the question anyways, using a series of 11 factors.

Aug 30, 2022

3 Creative Uses for GitHub Issues

While GitHub’s primary offering is to host remote Git repositories, the features it has provided to support this offering open the door for non-traditional uses that can boost your productivity and perhaps save you from using additional services.

Aug 29, 2022