Creat an NPX CLI Portfolio under 5 minutes

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  • Ink

    🌈 React for interactive command-line apps

    I am mainly using React Ink for this project. I have also written a Getting started with React Ink article which you can check out. The goal was to make a portfolio that can be viewed in the terminal. At first, I just did a console log which logged out information about me but once I found out about React Ink, I thought of using that and making it better. The advantage of using React Ink is that it is way more flexible than simple console logs and hence I was able to put custom colors (theoretically you can apply a color to a console log but options are quite limited). Using React also allowed me to make a reusable component and hence the number of fields showing up and the contents are dynamic, based on a data.json file.

  • cli-portfolio-template

    A template repository which can be customized to create a npx <yourName> cli portfolio

    I have made a template in GitHub (which you can find here) which you can use. You can find a detailed guide here.

  • Appwrite

    Appwrite - The Open Source Firebase alternative introduces iOS support . Appwrite is an open source backend server that helps you build native iOS applications much faster with realtime APIs for authentication, databases, files storage, cloud functions and much more!

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