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Issue 29 - Announcing the 11ty International Symposium on Making Web Sites Real Good...Eleventy Excellent starter 2.0...And 8 posts, and 8 sites to see.

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Well, today Zach announced the 11ty International Symposium on Making Web Sites Real Good. It's "A brand new exclusively (and extremely) online (virtual) single-day single-track conference dedicated to Web Development and the Eleventy static site generator."

It's happening in May of 2024. Be sure to check out the announcement site and sign up for the related newsletter.

Announcement of the 11ty International Symposium on Making Web Sites Real Good

And...this also just in, Lene Saile just updated her excellent Eleventy Excellent starter to 2.0. It's a great starter for Eleventy. Be sure to check it out. She has written a blog post about the starter...on the starter demo itself.

Enjoy the 8 posts and 8 sites to see this week.

Until next time...

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