25 Jun 2023
How I deploy my website using my Apple Watch
I love a good party trick, and one of mine is being able to deploy my website using my voice and my Apple Watch. Here’s how I do it using a serverless function and build hook on Netlify, and an Apple Shortcut.
11 Aug 2022
26 Apr 2022
We're all living on it. But what exactly is The Edge?
More and more cloud hosting providers and software-as-a-service platforms are offering serverless functions at The Edge. But what is The Edge? What are Edge Functions? And why does it matter?
15 Feb 2022
How to deploy your Netlify site with an Elgato Stream Deck
I often use my Elgato Stream Deck to open URLs in my browser. And this got me thinking — what if I could kick off a site build on Netlify at the press of a button? And as it turns out, we can do this with a little serverless function! Let’s take a look.
18 Jan 2022
How to use really long environment variables in Netlify functions
Netlify allows you to manage environment variables that you can use in serverless functions. But there may be times when your environment variables exceed the limit of 256 characters! Here’s how you can use a Netlify build plugin to use longer environment variables in your functions.
17 Mar 2021
3 ways to use Puppeteer and Node.js to screenshot web pages and generate Open Graph images for socials
Harness the power of a tool called Puppeteer to take screenshots of browser pages and generate dynamic images to share on your social media accounts. Let’s take a look!
8 Mar 2021
After I built my first project with Contentful, I had no idea people would actually want to follow my content using their favorite RSS reader (thanks, Stefan Judis!). So I set out to learn how to generate an RSS feed for my microblog that’s built with no front-end frameworks.