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DevelopmentMay 16, 2022

Gatsby Graphql schema customization for beginners

Alex Barashkov
Alex Barashkov

Learn how to replace data in the existing Graphql fields, add new ones and define relationships between objects.

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DevelopmentMay 9, 2022

Taking automated web page screenshots with Puppeteer and Sharp

Alex Barashkov
Alex Barashkov

A step-by-step tutorial on how to create perfect high-resolution web page screenshots automatically. No fuss, it just works.

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DevelopmentMay 9, 2022

Self-hosting Plausible Analytics on Kubernetes

Kirill Bolotsky
Kirill Bolotsky

Plausible Analytics is a solid alternative to the dreaded GA. Let's self-host it on K8s and enjoy the metrics.

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DevelopmentFebruary 22, 2022

Comparing Gatsby and Next.js for website development

Alex Barashkov
Alex Barashkov

Diving into the hot topics of comparing the speed of development, editorial experience, maintainability, scalability, and customizations of the two most popular React-based frameworks.

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DevelopmentFebruary 1, 2022

Measuring Gatsby projects build time using paid plans of popular static website hosting platforms

Alex Barashkov
Alex Barashkov

Vercel, Netlify, Gatsby Cloud, Cloudflare Pages, or AWS Amplify - which platform for building static websites is the fastest?..

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DevelopmentJuly 20, 2021

How to hide Feature A and show Feature B for different users in React

Alex Barashkov
Alex Barashkov

Get familiar with Flagsmith, a feature flag service, and the way it can help introduce new functionality to your users.

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DevelopmentJuly 15, 2021

Top 10 open-source SaaS that could help you build the next big thing

Alex Barashkov
Alex Barashkov

An opinionated list of my favorite open source SaaS tools we use in Pixel Point to build projects.

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DevelopmentJune 19, 2020

Speed up your development with this new VS Code extension

Alex Barashkov
Alex Barashkov

My friend and I recently have developed a VS Code extension called Snipsnap. We see it as a solution to the existing problem with code snippets collections.

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DevelopmentAugust 14, 2019

Kubernetes port forwarding simple like never before

Alex Barashkov
Alex Barashkov

We designed, developed, and open-sourced port forwarding app to ease the pointing of services from Kubernetes cluster to a local machine.

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DevelopmentMay 9, 2019

Automate NPM packages security fixes with recurring tasks on CI

Alex Barashkov
Alex Barashkov

Writing a pipeline using Drone CI for npm audit and npm fix commands with automatic creation of fix PR on GitHub.

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DevelopmentApril 25, 2019

The Challenges of Building Own MacOS App

Alex Barashkov
Alex Barashkov

It was quite a challenge to build our macOS app, Mutify, which gives you the ability to mute/unmute your mic from the Touch Bar. See what issues we faced.

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DevelopmentApril 12, 2019

Getting started with open-source Drone CI

Alex Barashkov
Alex Barashkov

Learn the basics of the most popular open-source CI/CD solution, from installation to creation of the first pipeline.

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DevelopmentApril 11, 2019

How did we make open source CI better?

Alex Barashkov
Alex Barashkov

Our story of UI/UX design and front-end development for the open-source CI platform called Drone CI.

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DevelopmentApril 11, 2019

20 Docker commands use cases for developers

Alex Barashkov
Alex Barashkov

The most popular docker commands you'll find useful in development. Illustrative GIF's included.

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DevelopmentJanuary 17, 2019

Using Docker for Node.js in Development and Production

Alex Barashkov
Alex Barashkov

Differences between Node.js apps for development and production along with Docker tips and tricks showcase.

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