Baldur Bjarnason

... works as a web developer in Hveragerði, Iceland, and writes about the web, digital publishing, and web/product development

These are his notes

“Adactio: Journal—Making the Patterns Day website”

I didn’t use any build tools. There was no pipeline. There is no node_modules folder filling up my hard drive. Nothing was automated.

IMO, this is the baseline. Start from here, then add simple tools incrementally.