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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.

Phil Hawksworth

JAMstack Fundamentals: What, What and How?

In this session, we’ll better define what the term JAMstack stands for, and what it really means. 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.

  • Speaking: Phil Hawksworth
  • Date:

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