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Zach Leatherman

Eleventy Quick Tip №7: Fetch GitHub Stargazers Count (and More) at Build Time

January 31, 2019

Older iterations of this website used a third party JavaScript widget to show the number of GitHub Stars the project currently had. This was in fact the only <script> tag on the entire web site and it was from a third party. Naturally, it needed to be annihilated.

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Zach is a builder for the web with IndieWeb Avatar for https://www.netlify.comNetlify. He created the IndieWeb Avatar for https://www.11ty.devEleventy site generator and is still fixated on web fonts. His public speaking résumé includes talks in eight different countries at events like Jamstack Conf, Beyond Tellerrand, Smashing Conference, CSSConf, and The White House. He is an emeritus of Filament Group, NEJS CONF, and still helps out with nebraskajs’s AvatarNebraskaJS. Read more about Zach »

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