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Discussion on: Baby Steps with Next.js for JAMstack

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Brian Rinaldi Author

Unfortunately, no. I may be a bit of an outlier (or call me a curmudgeon), but I don't like MDX. Markdown has a ton of limitations, but the reason the format works and the reason we accept those limitations is because it is easy to learn and easy to write. It emphasizes simplicity over functionality. One of these limitations was that anything you couldn't do in Markdown you had to learn how to do in HTML. Sill, it was generally easy for anyone, even without much web dev experience, to look at the file and make sense of the content. In my view, MDX keeps many of the issues of Markdown but throws on a layer of additional complexity. I get why it seems necessary when dealing with React, I just feel like it's a step in the wrong direction.

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Krisztian Kecskes

Ok. Thanks for the answer. The reason why I asked: I don't know how should I organize and handle images for the blog posts. I don't know the practical way.

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Brian Rinaldi Author

Images shouldn't be too difficult. For my sites that I manually maintain, I just keep them in the static images folder. Most CMS will help manage this for you - even free ones like Netlify CMS.