A comprehensive guide to images in Gatsby

As noted by Kyle Gill in his popular " Image Optimization Made Easy with Gatsby.js " post, ensuring that images used on the modern web are best suited for the end user in terms of screen size and connection speed, can be an arduous task. But it's a task that can bring huge…

Introducing our open-source Serverless starter kit

We are excited to announce that we have released our Serverless framework starter kit as an open-source project on GitHub. Following the release of our Gatsby starter kits this is the next step in our efforts to give back to the community. Check out the code on GitHub ! The…

Code consistency with ESLint and Husky

At orangejellyfish we're big on consistency in any codebase. It can be really frustrating when you're learning your way around a new project to be confronted with a mess of different styles and conventions. If nothing is consistent there's a much greater cognitive overhead to…

Introducing our open-source Gatsby starter kits

We are excited to announce that we have started to release some of our Gatsby starter kits as open-source projects on GitHub. We've been big fans of Gatsby at orangejellyfish for a while now and we hope that some of the lessons we've learned can be of use to others in the…

Monitoring in a Serverless way

Building something from scratch is challenging. Balancing between costs (like time, effort or money) and between functionality, is hard work in a startup project. An early stage project, in order to succeed, needs to take different directions sometimes even on daily basis. To…

5 common pain points with AWS Lambda

Starting without a framework One of the biggest mistakes made when creating a serverless architecture using AWS Lambda is writing functions without a framework. There are multiple frameworks available to deploy and wire up Lambda functions to the events which will be triggering…

Running Node.js in production

Node has continued to become more and more popular, most likely due to it's flexibility, fairly low learning curve, and performance characteristics. It is no longer the black sheep in the enterprise world and its adoption continues to grow. However, a lot of developers overlook…