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What do people think about using the common portfolio templates that are out there?
I had to pull together a quick portfolio for a deadline and used the grayscale bootstrap portfolio template linked below, (yes I haven't changed the url yet since my regular github.io page is linked to a side project).
As a developer I am inclined to say that it is ok to use a template since I am focusing more on my projects and code than I am on a ux/ui or designer experience.
Thoughts?

mmunier44.github.io/mmunier-portfo...

 

I think this looks unique enough that you can't immediately tell it's a template! I personally steer away from them because a portfolio is really where you can show off your skills without any constraints. Also depends on the type of dev you are. If you do Linux mostly, maybe writing a site isn't the most important, but if you are a frontend dev, I would lean towards writing it myself.

 
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