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Storing, using, and keeping environment variables secret in local environments

A quick note on how to create, and use environment variables locally. They can be used to keep API keys, secrets, passwords and other sensitive material that you'd rather not expose to the public on GitHub, GitLab or Bitbucket

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Build landing pages to promote webinars across different time zones

With the global nature of broadcasting online, many events - from sports tournaments to webinars - require promotion across multiple time zones. In this tutorial, I'll cover how to create a simple set of multi-time zone landing pages for a webinar series.

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Cover image showing the final landing page created in this tutorial.

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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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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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