Seems a bit quiet this week. Well it has been for me, because I’ve been hunkered down doing a redesign on the thenewdynamic website, but there’s still some pretty interesting stuff in there and I doubled up on the showcase for your viewing pleasure. It’s gotten so much easier to find showcase sites!
Build tools have become a necessary component in the workflow for modern web applications. I have previously covered the basics of what build tools can do for you to show how builds help with scripting, automation, and eliminating complexity. Taking those into consideration, I’m going to provide a closer look at some of the more popular build tools and how they might make sense for your projects.
Staticman helps you bring user-generated content to static sites. See how it will improve your website versus third-party services and how it gives you back complete control over your dynamic content. We’ll also show you how to integrate Staticman to Jekyll for user comments and product reviews.
Despite the length of this series of blog posts NetlifyCMS is actually really easy to setup. It just involves configuration across a few different tools to get it all working in an automated fashion, from publishing a post in the CMS, thereby the file being pushed to GitHub, to automatically building and publishing your site, in this instance to Netlify.