September 08, 2019
Hi! My name is Ragan, and I’m a software developer in the Seattle area.
I’d been sitting on this domain for a couple years, but what finally inspired me to do something with it was Chris Biscardi’s recent appearance on the React Podcast, where they explained their techniques for developing a content pipeline using a digital garden that feeds into small blog posts which feeds into longer-form material. This seemed like such an approachable technique for making meaningful content, I just had to get things in gear.
I’d already been experimenting with GatsbyJS, having just lead a lunch-and-learn at my employer on the topic, so it seemed like the right tool, and time, to start up a blog and growing my own digital garden.
I’m hosting it on AWS via
the Amplify toolkit, inspired by this
great video with
Jason Lengstorf and
Kurt Kemple on the subject. I hope to get
the AWS Amplify Analytics hooked up soon, serving as a topic for one or more
blog posts, and maybe do something with AWS Lambda functions
Time to start tending my digital garden!