This article describes the steps to install and use the Gatsby.js framework on Ubuntu Linux.
Gatsby lets you build fast, secure, robust apps and websites using its React-based, open-source framework. As a result, you can integrate different content, APIs, and services seamlessly into one web experience in real-time.
Not only can Gatsby help you create power apps, it also provides a starter pack and templates for building headless CMS with support for WordPress, Contentful, Drupal, Shopify, Strapi, Ghost, and more.
Below is how to install Gatsby.js on Ubuntu Linux.
How to install Gatsby.js Node framework on Ubuntu Linux
As described above, Gatsby lets you build fast, secure, and robust apps and websites using its React-based, open-source framework. You can seamlessly integrate different content, APIs, and services into one real-time web experience.
Below is how to install it on Ubuntu Linux.
Install NVM (Node Version Manager) and Node.js
Run the commands below to install curl, which allows you to transfer data and download additional dependencies.
sudo apt update sudo apt install curl
After it finishes installing, download the latest nvm version:
curl -o- https://raw.githubusercontent.com/nvm-sh/nvm/v0.39.1/install.sh | bash
Once nvm is installed, run the commands below to source the ~/.bashrc file and reload your current bash shell session.
Next, run the commands below to install Node.js version 16.
nvm install 16 nvm use 16
You are now ready to install Gatsby CLI. The Gatsby command line interface (CLI) is a tool that lets you quickly create new Gatsby-powered sites and run commands for developing Gatsby sites.
Run the commands below to install it.
npm -g install gatsby-cli
Run the commands below to find out what version of Gatsby CLI is installed.
Create Gatsby app
Now that Gatsby is installed, create your first Gatsby app by running the commands below.
At the prompt, answer and complete the following details:
Access your app
After creating the apps, change them into the project folder and start it up.
cd myapp/ gatsby develop -H 127.0.0.1
You should then open your browser and browse to the server’s hostname or IP address, followed by port number 8000.
That should do it!
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