Editorial Building Blocks: Creating the Airstream Supply Company
In August 2021, Andrew and Jay presented a case study of how the use of block editors changed the game when creating Airstream Supply Company. This is a collection of all the resources they mentioned along with links and citations for further exploration.
Links, references and demos
We’ve compiled all the tools we mentioned, the demos we showed and our own slides for easy reference
All of our slides can be downloaded here.
We’ve made a short demo video of the Gutenberg editor in action.
If you’re using Drupal, you can find blocks that can be used for bith WordPress and Drupal at GutenbergCloud.org. There is also a project called Drupal Gutenberg aiming to bring the entire Gutenberg experience to the Drupal platform.
Editor.js is an open source platform for adding block editor capabilities to any product.
Notion.so is a great collaboration tool totally focused on organizing information with blocks.
To see Airstream Supply Company in action visit AirstreamSupplyCompany.com
We built many custom blocks for the site and you can rewatch Jay’s video walkthrough of some of our favorites anytime. The video can be found here using the password “airstream”.
The visual examples of a design system and how it translates to components cam from Bit.dev, an awesome tool for managing components through design and development.
There are numerous plugins out there for adding useful blocks to your site. A few of our favorites are:
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