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  • How to Optimize Images on Netlify with the Cloudinary Build Plugin

    Netlify makes building and deploying Jamstack apps super easy, but without additional tools, your images are going to get deployed “as is”, leaving lots of potential room for saving precious bytes. Instead, we can use the Cloudinary Netlify Plugin and get automatic optimization and modern formatting to make sure we’re delivering as great and lean...

  • How to Use Puppeteer to Automate Chrome in an API with Netlify Serverless Functions

    Automation typically includes purely code-based tasks that don’t even think about a browser, but some tasks need to interact and use the browser as a human would like performing a search on a site. How can we leverage tools that can automate the browser and pack it into a serverless API endpoint to make easily accessible?

  • How to Automate Deployments on Content Change in WordPress with WP Webhooks and Netlify

    WordPress and JavaScript-based frameworks like Next.js and Gatsby make powerful combos, delivering a great CMS editing experience with a fast and performant front end, but if we’re using WordPress headlessly, we don’t automatically have a mechanism to trigger a new deploy. How can we take advantage of web hooks to make sure our websites are always up to date?

  • How to Create a Twitch Chat Bot with Node.js, TMI.js, & Heroku

    Twitch has become a large community of streamers that have continued to build communities where people can share common interests. While typically the stream is doing most of the talking, the chat provides a way for the audience to interact with and engage with the content creators. How can we take advantage of that chat and use a node.js bot to interact back with the audience?

  • How to Use Cloudflare Pages to Host & Deploy a Next.js App

    Building dynamic web apps that can be statically hosted, commonly known as the Jamstack, is a powerful way to help provide a fast and reliable experience to your website visitors. There are a lot of options for how you can do this, such as AWS S3, Azure Static Web Apps, Netlify, and Vercel, but there’s a new kid on the block, coming from a dominant force on the web: Cloudflare Pages.