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DevelopmentNovember 28, 2022

Advanced web font optimization techniques

Alex Barashkov
Alex Barashkov

Make your site faster and create a better UX by learning web font advanced techniques like font fallback metric adjustments, custom subsetting, and vertical baseline fixes.

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DesignNovember 3, 2022

Web animation experience with Rive

Yaroslav Demidov
Yaroslav Demidov

Discover Rive app - a modern tool for creating well-performing interactive animations that you can run anywhere. Find out what I've learned about its features and limitations during a year of using it.

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DevelopmentOctober 27, 2022

Optimization techniques for Rive animations in React apps

Alex Barashkov
Alex Barashkov

Learn how to optimize Rive animations in React apps to speed up loading and reduce bundle size.

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DevelopmentJune 29, 2022

Creating web optimized video with ffmpeg using VP9 and H265 codecs

Alex Barashkov
Alex Barashkov

Using video for animation with proper optimization is always better than GIF and sometimes outperforms native implementations. In this article, we will learn about codecs like VP9 and H265, and how we can optimize video using ffmpeg tool.

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DevelopmentJune 9, 2022

Gatsby: to slash or not to slash?

Ekaterina Martynko
Ekaterina Martynko

Trailing slash knowledge is important for any web developer; however, we often tend to pay attention to it only when something goes wrong with our site SEO or redirects. I hope this article will show you why it does matter and how to operate with trailing slashes efficiently.

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MiscMay 24, 2022

The Pixel Point strikes twice at Gatsby’s Best of 2021 Agency Awards

Kirill Bolotsky
Kirill Bolotsky

This year, at the beginning of March, they held GatsbyConf 2022, featuring Gatsby's Best of 2021 Agency Awards there. To our surprise, we took place among the finalists of the Best Site Design and Agency of the Year categories.

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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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