Admin UI for Gatsby static site generator

Introduction Recently, I was looking into Gatsby.js as a generator for a blog site. As many others, I one of the first steps into using the system as other popular CMS solutions, I started to look around for an online back-end UI for the content creation part. I found this list of headless CMS options and since forestry (the service I use for my blog) does not support Gatsby, I decided to try NetlifyCMS. »

Serverless github bot with AWS Lambda and API Gateway

This tutorial will show you how to build a small github bot app which is “listening” for pull requests’ events on “open” and “reopen” by greenkeeper.io. When the author is the greenkeeper bot, our bot will in turn, correct the title and the tags of the pull request to match conventions. If you’ve come to this article because you already have knowledge about the technical topics, but you are more interested in the concrete steps, you can skip the following introductory parts and go directly to the technical specifics below. »

March digest 2017

This one will be on various personal thoughts on Medium, the JAM stack, the OpenAPI specification, and coding katas. Medium If you’re a regular reader or writer on Medium, you already know about the latest changes. Together with the new features, a partner program came into play, where companies and vendors will be more motivated to publish content about their products and services. Being a small fish without financial interests in blogging (at least here and now), I decided to research new channels of communicating my ideas out of Medium. »

Prototyping APIs with Open API Specification and Node.js

A story about using Node.js community-built tools effectively in order to speed up the prototyping phase of your API project. In the whole article, Open API specification (which recently reached a RC on version 3) refers to version 2, also known as Swagger specification. In this article I’ll briefly demonstrate how you can to make use of few community-driven tools which I came across recently and I definitely recommend: Typicode’s json-server and Rebilly’s Open API generator. »

February digest 2017

After my January digest, I got feedback from a precious reader that these stories must be toilet-friendly, so I’ll keep it short, directly to the essence :) Productivity Without a question, the first thing coming to my mind in this month is the set of small changes I made with regards to my typing habits. Vimium turned out to be really useful utility in my daily work on my x220t. »