An introduction to the JAMstack

This introduction to JAMstack – or is it SHAMstack? – is quite complete:

Traditional websites or CMS sites (e.g WordPress, Drupal, etc.) rely heavily on servers, plugins and databases. But the JAMstack can load some JavaScript that receives data from an API, serving files from a CDN and markup generated using a static site generator during deploy time.

Maggie Appleton – from the aforementioned – also created this ace drawing:

☝️ Yes, that should be markup instead of markdown, I already notified Maggie about it 😉

And oh, I follow Chris here, whether <body><script src="react-bundle.js"></script></body> (technically) falls under the JAMstack label or not:

An introduction to the JAMstack: the architecture of the modern web →

Published by Bramus!

Bramus is a frontend web developer from Belgium, working as a Chrome Developer Relations Engineer at Google. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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