squido blog

Build a static Blog for free using AWS Amplify in under 10mins

Getting started Things you will need: Git installed. Node.js installed. A text editor, like Visual Studio Code. Open your Terminal and install squido globally: # npm i -g https://github.com/mrvautin/squido.git Speed things up by cloning the exampl

How to build a static HTML blog in 10 minutes with squido

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