JAMstack Roundup for October 23rd 2019

Navin Mani

Developer Advocate

Oct 23, 2019

Here are 5 great videos and articles we're bringing you this week!

1. Static First: Pre-Generated JAMstack Sites with Serverless Rendering as a Fallback

One of the principles of JAMstack is that of pre-rendering. If we are going to pre-generate our sites ahead of time, how do we make them feel dynamic? How do we work with things like user generated content? 🤔

2. 5 Frontend Podcasts - here's what I listen to to stay up to date

I love listening to podcasts. Whenever I've got a moment, while commuting, going to work or cooking, I'm just putting on my headphones. I would like to share with you my favorite ones. 🎧

3. I created the exact same app in React and Vue. Here are the differences.

Having used Vue at work, I had a fairly solid understanding of it. I was, however, curious to know what the grass was like on the other side of the fence — the grass in this scenario being React. 🍂

4. Building a serverless SMS sender in 10 minutes

A web based SMS sender can be a very handy tool any developer out there, which can be used for a wide range of use cases. In this article, we will build one. 📲

5. Learn GraphQL using JavaScript and Apollo

This video tutorial teaches why you should use GraphQL and explains concepts such as schema and resolvers. We will construct a simple API that supports hello world but we will also show how we can integrate with an external API. 📽