I wrote Fig to easily generate social media images for my blog posts. It started as a Gulp script, but is now Node library written in TypeScript.
Lighthouse is a useful tool that can evaluate the performance, accessibility, and the use of web development best practices on our websites and in our web apps. Combining it with Puppeteer enables you to really integrate and automate Lighthouse analysis.
This is part 2 of my journey with Gulp. I’ve created a script that uses Puppeteer and some HTML, to generate feature images for website posts.
Lets get started with Gulp. My goal is to write some automation for generating social media feature posts. Part 1 covers getting started with Gulp.
There are multiple ways to run Puppeteer apps in production. You can run it on your own set of servers or in a serverless environment like Google Cloud Functions of AWS Lambdas. Another option is Heroku. Let’s walk through how I setup a Slackbot to run on Heroku’s cloud.