JAMstack Roundup for August 2nd 2019

Navin Mani

Developer Advocate

Aug 2, 2019

Here are 5 great reads we're bringing to you this week!

1. This simple guide will help you understand why JAMstack exists and how to get started.

More than just a modern web development architecture based on client-side JavaScript, reusable APIs, and prebuilt Markup, JAMstack is revolutionising the way we think about workflow by providing a simpler developer experience, better performance, lower cost and greater scalability. 🤟

2. Everything you need to know about GraphQL

GraphQL is making your data more easily accessible for two reasons: 🌝It lets the client specify exactly what data it needs. 🌚It makes it easier to collect data from multiple servers.

3. How to Leverage GraphQL with a Headless CMS [Takeshape Tutorial]

📊GraphQL is great! And TakeShape is your groundwork, providing a better API to retrieve data, the possibility to insert data from external applications, great performance, and ease of delivery to multiple channels.

4. Static vs Dynamic Website — What’s the Difference in 2019?

(🍇JAMstack > 🤬MEANstack > 🛋LAMPstack) && (🏠Static Sites > 🚗Dynamic Sites)

5. Multiple Ways of API Integration in your JAMStack

Static sites are better than your dynamic site, and the JAMstack is why. And yes, it takes more work to integrate all your tools… unless you’re using TakeShape’s new Mesh. 🤩