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My blog covers everything from web development, to learnings I've made while starting my own business, to general musings about life & the odd story about my cat.

🍱 Code notes: Passing multiple arguments to an Eleventy custom filter

While working on a recent project, I came across a small problem. I needed to convert an event time from UTC to a particular time zone. I was building my website project using the Eleventy static site generator, so I felt that a custom filter would be the best solution to this problem.

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📝 Code Notes: Presenting Portable Text

In this code note I cover a couple of ways to build upon Portable Text for presentation.

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👨🏽‍💻 Why I now run my website on Netlify and Sanity

Recently I moved my entire website from Heroku to Netlify. The key driver was to remove the $7 monthly cost of running on Heroku's 'Hobby' plan. It's also allowed me able to make the website more performant without losing the ability to add and manage content. Oh, and I was also able to build this blog into the newly migrated website pretty quickly too!

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Posted in Technology
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👋🏽 'Hello, world.' A little bit about me.

This will hopefully be the first of many blog posts in which I cover content spanning web development, running a business, freelancing, and just general musings. Here's a little bit more about me, my hobbies, my past lives professionally and what I'm doing these days.

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Posted in General
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