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Building Websites using Gatsby with Jason Lengstorf

Episode #1638 Thursday, June 6, 2019

Why should you build your website with Gatsby? Carl and Richard chat with Jason Lengstorf about the Javascript library built on top of ReactJS to automate the generation of static web pages from a variety of data sources with a focus on blogs and CMS sites. The conversation dives into this idea of higher layer abstractions making building multi-format web pages easier and highly performant by generating to static content. This lets you push your content closer to the customer on a CDN - the web development world continues to evolve.


Jason Lengstorf

Jason Lengstorf is a developer advocate, senior engineer, and occasional designer at Gatsby. In the span of his career, he’s filled every role from development to design, DevOps to sales, and management to customer service. He uses his eclectic 15+ years of experience to offer a unique, cross-functional approach to solving complex problems. Jason has worked as a software architect at IBM, as a consultant for companies including PlayStation and Intel, and as an entrepreneur who grew and sold a design agency. Along the way, he’s written several books and dozens of tutorials about development, process and system design, and work-life balance. Building better careers by first focusing on building better lives is one of Jason’s driving principles. He focuses on work-life balance, efficiency, processes, and productivity to help people get more done in less time — so they can spend more time on the things that matter most. He lives in Portland, Oregon, where he spends most of his disposable income on food and travel.


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