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JAMstack Fundamentals: What, What and How?

An introduction to the concepts of JAMstack — a modern web development approach which focusses on delivering web sites without web servers. We’ll explore how this approach differs from traditional approaches, learn about some of the benefits, and discover some resources to help get started.

About The Session

  • Speaking: Phil Hawksworth
  • Date:

JAMstack Fundamentals: What, What and How?

You might have heard of JAM Stack, already, but is it an approach that could work for every website? What limitations does the technology have? In this session, we’ll define what JAMstack stands for, and when it's actually useful. Including:

  • How can JAMstack deliver improved performance?
  • How can JAMstack deliver improved security?
  • How can JAMstack deliver improved scalability?
  • How can JAMstack deliver improved developer experience?
  • How can I employ a JAMstack approach for my next big project?
  • We'll see where the practical limits of a JAMstack approach might be, and provide some resources for those wishing to explore building and deploying their first JAMstack sites.

About The Speaker

Phil works in Developer Relations at Netlify, the fastest growing automation and hosting platform for modern websites.

With a passion for browser technologies, and the empowering properties of the Web, he loves seeking out ingenuity and simplicity, especially in places where over-engineering is common.

Phil’s career in web development spans almost 20 years and includes time as a Software Engineer at Verisign, an Open Source Evangelist at British Telecom, and Technology Director at R/GA where he worked with clients around the world such as Nike, Google, Hyundai and Samsung to bring engaging and effective experiences to the widest audience possible.

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