Samples of work I completed at Burley. Photography, packaging, concept art, technical illustrations and manuals, print collateral etc.
Comparing Strapi to Contentful and the trials and tribulations of setting up Strapi with a cloud based Mongo database.
How to create a custom 404 page and the basics of React Helmet, which handles site meta-data dynamically.
Connecting Gatsby to Contentful CMS. Creating a data model and querying API endpoints with GraphQL. Pulling data into templates.
Using the Markdown filepath to dynamically generate a page slug and page for each markdown file, and then linking to those pages on the post index.
Intro to GraphQL. Pulling in dynamic content from GraphQL API. Constructing data variables. Replacing GraphiQL with GraphQL Playground
Gatsby installation, pages, links, shared components, layouts, styling, plugins, CSS modules and active nav menu items.
Preventing repetitive API requests by creating a new action called fetchPostsAndUser to store author data before header component loads.
How to fetch data from an API inside React using Redux and Redux-Thunk. Using that data to display a list of blog posts.
Covers file structure, action creators, reducers, combining reducers, provider & connect. Sample app with a song list built with Redux data. Updating state with action creators.
Explains the Redux cycle in a React app. Redux replaces the standard state cycle in a React app, making it more manageable for large applications. Covers Actions, Action Creators, Dispatch, Reducers, State and Redux Store.
Creating a responsive masonry style image grid in React. Will also work for cards. This method uses componentDidMount so will not work with statis site generators like Gatsby.