Why JAMstack? Beyond static sites.

We used to call them static sites, so why can’t we just leave that name alone? The JAMstack can actually go a lot further than delivering static sites. You can use it to deliver highly performant, secure, scalable… dynamic web sites. In this talk we’ll look at what the JAMstack is, and how we can use emerging tools and conventions to embrace the possibilities of modern web development without exposing ourselves to undue risk.

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Phil Hawksworth

Developer Experience Engineer at Netlify

Phil is Principal Developer Experience Engineer at Netlify. 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. After more than 20 years of building web applications for companies such as Google, Apple, Nike, R/GA, and The London Stock Exchange, Phil has worked to challenge traditional technical architectures in favour of simplicity and effectiveness. Phil is co-author of "Modern Web Development on the JAMstack" (O’Reilly, 2019). He tweets at @philhawksworth and blogs at hawksworx.com.