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The Shopify Accelerator

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I've recently been accepted to the Shopify Accelerator program for NYC. It's a program that gives me access to an office space along with the great folks at Shopify and weekly workshops.
I have been working with Shopify for a few of my freelance clients and grown very fond of its ecosystem and community. Lately I’ve seen a lot of potential in creating apps for Shopify users and applied to this accelerator program in order to force motivation for myself in this space. I’m going to try to update this blog as much as possible in order to share everything I learn and mistakes I make along the way.

Building this Blog Pt. 2

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Using GitLab to host your files
Let’s say you’re cheap like me and don’t want to pay for hosting some html, css, and js. There are a few choices for free hosting, the best of which are using Github’s or Gitlab’s pages features. This site is hosted through Gitlab which has the added benefit of auto-updating the blog every time I push without any further setup. Here’s how you do it: Setup your repo with Gitlab.

Concurrent command line processes

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An easy way to combine tasks
I recently had a project in which I wanted to use both webpack and gulp without the hassle of opening multiple console windows. After a little bit of searching I found the package Concurrently which just feels good to use: npm run dev And you’re done. To get it set up open up your package.json and put in some scripts you’d like to use like this: { scripts: { serve: webpack-dev-server --inline --hot --watch --config=webpack.