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Chris Connelly
Chris Connelly

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jamStack : the what now?

Im super excited about Jamstack. When it comes to serving pages, technology hasn't changed for a very long time. The traditional LAMP stack was old, sluggish and coasting.

What are you even talking about?

JAMstack is revolutionising the way we think about workflow by providing a simpler developer experience, better performance, lower cost and greater scalability.

JAM stands for JavaScript, API & Markup.


Faster performance

Serve pre-built markup and assets over a CDN

More secure

No need to worry about server or database vulnerabilities

Less expensive

Hosting of static files are cheap or even free

Better developer experience

Front end developers can focus on the front end, without being tied to a monolithic architecture. This usually means quicker and more focused development


If your product suddenly goes viral and has many active users, the CDN seamlessly compensates

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Amycruz 👩‍💻 👩‍💻 👩‍💻

In my opinion, JAMstack is not about specific technologies. JAMstack is a new way of building websites and apps that delivers better performance, higher security, lower cost of scaling, and a better developer experience. It is the combination of underlying tooling that makes JAMstack so exciting. JAMstack is composed of 3 components: Javascript, APIs, and Markup. Read more about JAMstack here 👉