How I built a modern website in 2021

Kent C. Dodds recently launched his new site, built with Remix (which soon will go open source). In this post he lifts the hood and explains the technical details.

I especially like how his build process is split into two parts:

  1. Updating the content
  2. Building the source

That way he doesn’t waste precious CPU cycles on building the entire thing after updating a small typo in the content.

The mentioned Mock Service Worker — an API mocking library that uses Service Worker API to intercept actual requests — also looks darn handy.

How I built a modern website in 2021 →

💡 If you feel like a fraud after reading this extensive post: there’s no need to. You don’t need a build process nor all those New Hot Technologies™. Here on bram.us for example I type good ole HTML/CSS in a bunch of <textarea>s WordPress provides me, and that’s perfectly fine.

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Bramus is a Freelance Web Developer from Belgium. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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