An overview of various tools and services that were used for building and hosting this website is provided. It is strongly recommended to take a look at it.
Gatsby is an open source static site generator powered by React. It enables developers to build apps and websites using JAMstack and provides modern website building features like code splitting, pre fetching, PWA out of the box.
Posts can be written in Markdown format and customize it with HTML, CSS and React knowledge. You can bring data from many sources at the time of building the app. Sites built using Gatsby can be hosted using any static server. Also it can be hosted in Github pages for free.
GoDaddy is a web hosting and domain registrar company. It is a widely used service for domain registration. In addition to that, they also provide professional email, WordPress hosting and much more services. The domain name for this website has been registered with GoDaddy.
DigitalOcean is a cloud infrastructure company which provides services like Virtual Private Servers, Load Balancers, DNS Management, Block Storage, Object storage and more. DigitalOcean is known for their predictable pricing and simpler to use platform. We use their DNS management service for powering this site.
GitHub is an online Git repository hosting service. A software developer might have heard of GitHub already. It is most commonly used website to host Open Source software and libraries. GitHub offers unlimited public repositories for free and private repositories for a reasonable price. GitHub provides
pages service using which a small website for user/organisation/project can be hosted for free. This site is hosted using GitHub Pages.
Disqus is a blog comment hosting service. Disqus can be integrated easily with various services like
Tumblr and also for most static site generators like
Hexo and so on.
It adapts well both in mobile and web. It also offers upvotes, downvotes, threaded replies to the comments.
Unsplash hosts a huge collection of royalty-free stock photos uploaded by various users around the internet. We are using the images from Unsplash for various images in the site. Check out the collection of images that we are using in this website over here.
A basic overview of the tools and services that used for building and hosting this blog is given.
The technologies and services that we use might change in future. In case we change our stack, will update this article accordingly.
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