Building Your Own Platform: The Importance of Having a Personal Website

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  • jpreagan.com

    Discontinued 💿 My personal website built with Remix

    You are welcome to take inspiration or use code from my website, but please remove my personal information and content. The source code is available on GitHub with updated documentation to make it easier for you to start. If you have any questions or feedback, don't hesitate to reach me on Twitter."

  • flanker

    Python email address and Mime parsing library

    By following these guidelines, you can create an effective and user-friendly contact form that helps you connect with potential employers and others. There are several options for setting up a contact form, including using a service like Sendgrid, Mailgun, Formspree, or Getform.

  • WorkOS

    The modern identity platform for B2B SaaS. The APIs are flexible and easy-to-use, supporting authentication, user identity, and complex enterprise features like SSO and SCIM provisioning.

  • Gatsby

    The best React-based framework with performance, scalability and security built in.

    Next, I rebuilt my website with Gatsby and got exposure to GraphQL. This was a game-changer for me as it opened up a whole new way to handle data and Gatsby allowed me to build even more dynamic and interactive pages with React.

  • eleventy 🕚⚡️

    A simpler site generator. Transforms a directory of templates (of varying types) into HTML.

    So, I rebuilt my website with Eleventy, discovering the benefits of static site generators. The experience improved my JavaScript skills and introduced me to a new workflow, including setting up a custom build system and utilizing Netlify as a Content Delivery Network (CDN).

  • sendgrid-nodejs

    The Official Twilio SendGrid Led, Community Driven Node.js API Library

    By following these guidelines, you can create an effective and user-friendly contact form that helps you connect with potential employers and others. There are several options for setting up a contact form, including using a service like Sendgrid, Mailgun, Formspree, or Getform.

  • Next.js

    The React Framework

    Finally, I rebuilt my website with Next.js and gained experience with server-side rendering. This gave me a deeper understanding of how websites are built and delivered to users, and how server-side rendering can expand the capabilities and enhance the user experience of a website.

  • formspree

    Discontinued The successor to this repository is actively maintained at https://formspree.io. Its source code is not available

    By following these guidelines, you can create an effective and user-friendly contact form that helps you connect with potential employers and others. There are several options for setting up a contact form, including using a service like Sendgrid, Mailgun, Formspree, or Getform.

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    Power Real-Time Data Analytics at Scale. Get real-time insights from all types of time series data with InfluxDB. Ingest, query, and analyze billions of data points in real-time with unbounded cardinality.

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