My learnings from making a Gatsby Starter

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#1. Make it attractive for developers 💅

Excited person

Make it work.

Make it fast.

Make it pretty.

#2. Avoid hardcoding Personal Information 🤷‍♂️

The old snippet of About Me
Content Model for About me
The snippet of About me

#3. Provide a Quick Setup 🚀

# Create new folder with the content of the starter
> gatsby new mate-portfolio https://github.com/EmaSuriano/gatsby-starter-mate
# Setup for the CMS
> yarn setup
# Start local server
> yarn develop

#4. Add it to the official Gatsby starters list 📦

- url: Link to a demo of your starter
repo: Link to GitHub repo
description: Your starter description
# These correspond to the category filters in the library
# Make an effort to use the existing tags, and add more if needed!
tags:
- Redux
# Add your site features
# These will be included on your starter's detail page.
features:
- Blog post listing with previews (image + summary) for each blog post

Last words 👋

Software Engineer during the day, cook at night 👨‍🍳 Traveller and Foodie 🧳 Whenever I can I like to write and speak 🤓 Berlin 📍