You Belong Here
This is a pivotal time for the fight against systemic racism and injustice in the US. It has also sparked a lot of difficult reflection and realizations from those of us who would be allies: the understanding that we all own a piece of this. That we can, and we must, do better. At Gatsby we have been asking ourselves some hard questions about how we need to change so we can become better allies.
Gatsby’s First Survey Goes Command Line (And here is what users have to say so far)
When we wanted to survey the community about ways we can make Gatsby better, the command line just felt like the right place to ask. Here's what you told us. (And if you didn't get a chance to respond, we'd still love to hear from you).
Gatsby Community Events and COVID-19
Gatsby is all about our amazing community, but we are also all about safety. So we are asking most sincerely: If there's an in-person Gatsby community meetup on your calendar, please reschedule or figure out a way to hold it remotely. Here are some ways we are doing that ourselves.
Building Accessible Components (Without First Reading Docs for Days)
At Gatsby Days LA 2020, New York Times Senior Software Engineer Yuraima Estevez shows how developers can improve the accessibility of websites in three “easy” steps that do not involve days of documentation reading.
Gatsby Days LA: Gatsby + Contentful live demo
At Gatsby Days LA 2020, Watch in real time as Dustin Schau, Gatsby's head of product, updates a fully accessible Gatsby-built site using the Contentful headless CMS and then deploys to a CDN.
Accessibility Improvements to Client Side Routing in Gatsby – Available in 2.19.8
Gatsby’s Commitments to Diversity and Inclusion (D&I)
An update on the tactical steps we are working on which align with the Gatsby value of You Belong Here