Just like my skills and my knowledge, my portfolio evolves with time. I had first developed my portfolio in Nodejs, to get started with a JS framework. Back then, it was clear that knowing a bit of those very popular languages would help me. And how convenient to use your own portfolio to get started?!
In Spring 2019, I was once again on the market for a new opportunity. ReactJS was more and more popular, and it became clear to me that I needed to put my hands on it. It was, at first, a little strange as I am very much into Object-Oriented Programmation but I was determined to develop my portfolio with ReactJS.
I’ve followed a bunch of tutorials and read the documentation to get me to the final results. There’s no database attached to my site and I didn’t need a backend.
Until I realized, once live, that my Opengraph and metadata wouldn’t load fast enough for social platforms to pick up and display the image related on Facebook or Twitter.
To achieve this, I would need to set up a backend and some connection to make it happen.
Instead, I decided to make a quick shift and redo that site in Python/Django. A framework I was very familiar with. Within a day, my new portfolio was live again.
Summer 2020 – Ô 2020, what did you do? – here I am again, updating my portfolio. This time in PHP/WordPress, developing my very first fully customed theme, soberly named ‘Portfolio’.
This is the 4.0 version of this portfolio that has now existed in 4 languages: NodeJS, ReactJs, Python, and now PHP.
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