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Static Site Generators — From Zero To “They Can Do That?!”

Webinar by Phil Hawksworth

Static Site Generators — From Zero To “They Can Do That?!”

It seems like Static Site Generators (SSG) are all the rage. But surely static sites are nothing new, so is this just the latest example of a retro, hipster trend? Or are there good reasons why creating sites with an SSG is becoming so popular?

Webinar

$ 49.00 $ 69.00

45 mins talk + 30 mins Q&A.
You can watch a recording later, too.

About the session

Tuesday, July 10, 15:00 GMT.

There are good reasons for using SSGs. We should talk a little about some of them like improved security, and performance. Like cheaper, more scalable hosting. And like more rapid and modern development workflows.

This webinar will explore some of these reasons for using an SSG to build a JAMstack site, and then look at practical examples of using SSGs to achieve more than you might have thought possible with a static site.

Key takeaway: A considered approach to deciding if a static site architecture could be right for you, and tools and techniques for using Static Site Generators and modern tooling to create your next site.

60 mins + Q&A. Tuesday, July 10, 15:00 GMT.

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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