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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

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?
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