In my previous post, we took a look at how to create and manage content for a Gridsome powered blog using Netlify CMS.

Netlify CMS is an easy-to-set-up content management system that uses file storage and direct updates on Git repositories to keep track of changes. While Gridsome is a static site generator built on VueJS.

Now that we have our blog’s CMS setup, we would like to be able to see how our blog posts would look once they are published from the CMS. In this tutorial, we will implement a custom preview to our post editing dashboard.

Registering Script Module

The…


Curating and editing content is a big part of maintaining a site, traditionally this meant using a CMS like WordPress, and in many cases managing databases and servers. With Netlify CMS we can create, edit and publish content without needing to set up databases or connect our sites to those databases via an API or scripts. This method of storing content works well with static site generators and is appealing for projects that will be handed over to a less technical person.

In this tutorial, I will demonstrate how to set up Netlify CMS to manage content that will be…


A visualization of global migration and its relationship with the United States.

Photo by Mariko margetson on Unsplash.

Global migration, as defined by the Cambridge dictionary, is a situation in which people go to live in foreign countries, especially to find work. While the primary and ideal reason for immigration is to search for work opportunities, people also migrate to escape conflict, violence, and harsh climates. Data gathered by Kapur 2014 reveals that total global migration stock increased from 92 million in 1960 to 215 million in 2010. …


Understanding visualization design handoff.

Photo by Glenn Carstens-Peters on Unsplash.

Complex data visualization projects often involve collaboration between people with specialized skills. Visualization project teams often include designers, developers, data experts, and project coordinators where each member of the team has skills geared towards specific phases of the project. Handoff is the exchange of information between the different team members with different roles working on a project; it is how the output of each development phase is encoded and passed on within the team.

A visualization design is influenced and inspired by the data it is relaying. Data is its core element and for this reason…


Money that’s literally a click away!
Money that’s literally a click away!

Hi, its Iby (I lead the engineering team at Verifi)

It was hinted at in our last email and I am super excited to announce a new feature we just rolled out today. It is called Owo.

Why are salaries paid once a month? Or in the west, once every two weeks or weekly? Some people take their money daily — oy! I will not bore you but these are not simple questions that lend themselves to reductionist answers — it is complex. …

Ibiyemi Adewakun

Software Developer. Sponge. Fashion girl.

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