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Minimalist Static Website

 I wanted to build a minimalistic static website as the root of my domain. I have designed and built countless web applications using modern frameworks but nothing this simple. I wanted to use the least amount of tooling and keep things as simple as they can be. What I wanted to achieve was, A simple website as the root of my domain.  Needs to be mobile first and fully responsive. Modern design. Should work reasonably well with at least 80% of current web browser versions (caniuse) This needs to load as fast as it can without any bloat. The purpose of this root website is to direct the users into my various projects and articles. This will be hosted on my home server. So every byte, every style, every transformation counts. My first approach was to find a boilerplate. I was not able to find anything to my liking so I decided to start from scratch. What I used, Module bundler loader: webpack JS compiler: Babel CSS preprocessor: Dart Sass Design / UX : Material Design The code I'm di