Mel Stubbings

Development Lead, Hide and Seek Digital


Mel, a lead full-stack developer with over a decade of experience, thrives on unravelling intricate challenges in the development world. With a passion for problem-solving and a cherished collection of rubber ducks, Mel has been a driving force behind numerous successful development projects since 2008.

Empowering Efficiency: Unifying 11 Unique Websites with Next.js and Storybook

In our journey to streamline the management of 11 diverse websites, we faced a challenge many development teams can relate to. We aimed to simplify our workflow and maintain consistency across this web landscape. Our solution? A Next.js repository paired with a custom Storybook component library. I'll share our story of tackling this problem head-on during this talk. We'll explore how Next.js and Storybook allowed us to create only two codebases for 11 unique websites, providing efficiency and reducing complexity while meeting each site's unique requirements. Join me in discovering how this innovative approach transformed our development process, and we can do the same for yours.