How I Built My Website

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This note contains the changelog of notable changes for building this website. There are links to other documentation that helped in the building process. You find them useful when you are developing something similar.

The roadmap contains a list of features I have in mind to implement in the future.

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  • Expand About to individual page
  • Add Webmention widgets
  • Support gatsby-theme-brain for Roam-like bi-directional references
  • Improve site navigation
  • Search functionality
  • Improve design system
  • Browse by tags
  • Support Table of Contents for better navigation for long term articles

Version Changes

V1.4: Typescript 🇹 🇸

Released: 16 Jul 2022

  • Migrated React components from JSX to Typescript with tools such as GraphQL Code Generator
  • Improved code base with linting standards such as wesbos-eslint-config
  • Rerouted all pages to root url for SEO optimization eg. /garden/gatsby-docker -> /gatsby-docker
  • Added tag pages to allow browsing of articles by tags
  • Added mobile friendly linktree-like page for social media profiles

V1.3: Gatsby 4, Docker and Optimization 🐋

Released: 27 Feb 2022

V1.2: Resonance Library 📚

Released: 19 Nov 2021

  • Added Resonance Library
  • Added "Share to Twitter" component for articles

V1.1: Theme Switcher and other Goodies 🎨

Released: 20 Jul 2021

  • Added Theme Switcher feature to support dark mode and much more
  • Progressive Web App (PWA) ready
  • Support Open Graph Meta Tags for search engine optimization (SEO)
  • Changed data source from Prismic to native MDX for more control of my content
  • Replaced original Prist components with custom components for better UI
  • Added Reading Time
  • Added anchor links to headers in articles

V1: Hello World 🐣

Released: 20 Jun 2021

It makes my day when I see it.
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