Kenny Jue

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Personal Site

April 02, 2019

About This Project

My original site was created with React and bootstrapped by Create React App. It was deployed on surge.sh in late June 2018. It did the trick, but there were large performance issues, mostly because there was no need for the site to be a full-on single page application.

In March 2019, I decided it was time to give my site a redesign. Instead of using Create React App, I opted to use Gatsby, an open source framework based on React and optimized for static sites. This was extremely apparent after the rework, as the site’s loading time decreased by 50% compared to the original! The current website is deployed on Netlify as it provides more adminstrative options compared to surge.sh.

Pictures

Old Portfolio Website Wireframe This is a wireframe I created on Mockflow to plan out the layout of my original site.