Why did I choose eleventy / netlify?


This wouldn't be a tech blog without some obsessive navel-gazing, now would it? I doubt anyone really cares how this site is hosted, but just in case - here's my justification for choosing 11ty and netlify! I've been meaning to start a blog/portfolio site for almost two years now. I looked into all sort of jam stack solutions, thought about coding something up from scratch, and even considered just writing bare html. I didn't want to go with wordpress because that feels like a cop out (even though it is definitely the 2nd best option)

Ultimately I chose eleventy hosted on netlify for a few reasons: ... Read More