Thoughts of

Orestis Ioannou

I blog about OS, python, react, gatsby, grommet, debian...

One step closer to ... Gatsby incremental builds: the DIY approach!

January 29, 2020
11 min read
In case you landed here by accident or out of sheer curiosity, Gatsby is one of the many tools evolving around the JAM stack and serverless universe. It goes by many definitions, a static site generator, an approach to building hybrid applications… Read more

My presentation at about image-heavy gatsby sites!

July 31, 2019
2 min read
On the JAMstack paris 4th edition I had the opportunity to talk about image-heavy websites in the Gatsby world! The talk was recorded and you can check it on 👉 youtube! Slides are online as well at Netlify Giving my first talk! When I saw the call… Read more

Building gatsby on CircleCi and deploying on Netlify

March 06, 2019
3 min read
When deploying gatsby sites, Netlify is my go to option. It is free, with great features and with a solid interface. Only issue I am facing: builds are slow (about 1.5-2 times slower than my PC) and the hard timeout of 15 minutes is sometimes easy to… Read more

Migrating from material-ui to grommet

March 04, 2019
6 min read
Initially posted on Medium If you came here for a material-ui vs grommet article then you came to the wrong place. This article documents the why and how I did it and the aftermath. The why Migrating from one UI library to another is no easy task… Read more

Recent open source fun and joining the grommet team

February 19, 2019
3 min read
This was initially posted at medium For the last few months I got myself again into Open source. It has been a while since my last contributions, dating back to a few months after my Google Summer of Code. Reasons were that I got my first job and it… Read more

Second iteration of my personal website

January 23, 2019
2 min read
Last few months I've been playing around with some great new technlogies in the sphere of the JAMstack and React. I've always been fascinated by blazing fast websites, static websites and recently got a lot of interest in React. I've been using it at… Read more