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Welcome to the second part of this two-part series on how to build your portfolio using Gatsby. Part 2 assumes you’ve gone through part 1, have built your portfolio and are now interested in taking a bit of a deeper dive into one way you could choose to build a blog with Gatsby using MDX.

If not, then take a look at part 1 here.

Who is this for?

This isn’t a Gatsby starter, although you are welcome to use the GitHub repository as a starter for your own use.

If you do, please star the repository. This series is aimed at people who are interested in how to build their own Gatsby portfolio and blog from scratch without the aid of a starter. …


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[Live Demo]

Hey, welcome to this two part series where I’ll walk you through how to build your first portfolio with Gatsby, Tailwind CSS and Framer Motion.

This is broken down into two parts; the first covers everything you need to know to get going on building your basic portfolio and projects overview; the second part takes a bit of a deeper dive into one particular way you could choose to build a blog with Gatsby using MDX.

Like with most things in tech, there is a lot of existing content out there on similar topics but on my travels I couldn’t find a complete joined up tutorial covering the two or with the technology stack I wanted to use. This was especially true when I was trying to add additional functionality to my blog such as code blocks, syntax highlighting and other features. …


… after graduating from a bootcamp, with no CS degree and during the worst economic contraction on record within the UK.

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This article was originally posted on www.danielnorris.co.uk. You can connect with me on Twitter at @danielnorris.

2020 in many ways, hasn’t lived up to my expectations and I’m sure it’s probably true for you too. Here in the UK alone, we’ve seen the economy shrink more than ever recorded in history and a 48.9% drop in job opportunities compared to the same time last year.

When I originally chose to make a career change in late December 2019, I wasn’t expecting to face such tough market conditions in the pursuit for my first job as a Junior Developer. …

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Dan Norris

Software Engineer @ LexisNexis. Former Technical Recruiter.

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