We're talking with Sebastian Lorber about Docusaurus. What is Docusaurus? How do you get started using Docusaurus? Why would someone switch to Docusaurus? What kinds of interactive features does Docusaurus offer? How are Docusaurus translations handled? And how is versioning handled in Docusaurus?

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const podcast = { 
  episode: 141,
  title: 'Flexible Doc Sites',
  topics: [ 
    'Documentation', 'React', 'Static'
  guest: 'Sébastien Lorber'
  hosts: [
    'Craig Shoemaker', 'John Papa', 'Ward Bell'

Recording date: June 8, 2021

John Papa @John_Papa

Ward Bell @WardBell

Dan Wahlin @DanWahlin

Craig Shoemaker @craigshoemaker

Sébastien Lorber @sebastienlorber

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  • 01:18 Guest introduction
  • 01:43 What is Docusaurus?
  • 04:41 What's the process for using Docusaurus?
  • 06:42 Sponsor: Ag Grid
  • 07:49 Why would someone switch to Docusaurus?
  • 10:20 What kinds of interactive features does it offer?
  • 14:08 What are some good examples of sites built with Docusaurus?
  • 15:12 How is search handled?
  • 18:11 How should someone start with Docusaurus?
  • 24:15 Sponsor: Nrwl
  • 24:51 How did you decide to want to work on Docusaurus?
  • 27:16 How are translations handled?
  • 32:20 How does versioning work in Docusaurus?
  • 35:28 Final thoughts

Podcast editing on this episode done by Chris Enns of Lemon Productions.