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React 16 Tooling by Adam Boduch

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Summary

In this chapter, you learned about Gatsby, a tool for generating static websites based on React components. We started the chapter off with a discussion on why you might want to consider building static sites, and why React is a good fit for this job. Static sites lead to an overall better user experience because they don't utilize the same types of resources as regular React apps would.

Next, you built your first Gatsby website. You learned the basic layout of files that are created by Gatsby starter templates and how to link pages together. Then, you learned that Gatsby data is driven by a plugin architecture. Gatsby is able to support various data sources via plugins. You got started with local filesystem data. Next, you learned ...

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