Colby Fayock

Colby Fayock

Sr DX Engineer @ Cloudinary

West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

Learning by doing is the best way to learn and it’s how Colby Fayock helps others learn about Javascript, React, and the static web. His work includes writing on freecodecamp.org, videos on YouTube, and courses on egghead.io as well as his first book 50 Projects for React & the Static Web.

Area of Expertise

  • Information & Communications Technology


  • JavaScript
  • React
  • ReactJS
  • HTML
  • HTML5
  • CSS
  • CSS3
  • SCSS

Scaling WordPress with Next.js

As modern as the web is, WordPress is still king. It’s not the most scalable, but is still compelling with its long history and UX. How can we leverage Next.js to bring WordPress to the modern web? We’ll walk through the tools that Next.js provides us to scale WordPress to the world. We’ll talk about what APIs we can use to easily wrangle WordPress content and how we can make the dynamic bits static.

Put Down the Javascript - Level Up with the Fundamentals of Web Development

Bootcamps and tutorials have a habit of throwing those curious to learn right into Javascript, ignoring the fundamentals of web development, making them miss some key pieces to the puzzle of the web. We’ll look at how you can level up your Javascript by getting back to the basics of HTML and CSS that can enhance SEO, performance, and accessibility.

Getting Personal with Ecommerce, React, & the Static Web

Ecommerce depends on highly dynamic solutions personalizing experiences for customers from the price of a product to the total cost of that customer’s shopping cart. How can we leverage React and tools like Next.js to bring that dynamic experience to the static web?

Engaging Ecommerce with the Visual Web

Experiences on the web have grown increasingly visual, from displaying product images to interactive NFTs, but not paying attention to how media is delivered can impact Core Web Vitals creating a bad UX with slow loading pages, hurting your store’s conversion and potentially losing sales.

How can we effectively leverage media to showcase products creating engaging experiences for our store? We’ll talk about media’s role in ecomm and how we can take advantage of it while optimizing delivery.

Need laptop access for presentation and demo.

Automating All the Code & Testing Things with GitHub Actions

Code tasks like linting and testing are critical pieces of a developer’s workflow that help keep us sane like preventing syntax or style issues and hardening our core business logic. We’ll talk about how we can use GitHub Actions to automate these tasks and help keep our projects running smoothly.

Colby Fayock

Sr DX Engineer @ Cloudinary

West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States