JAMstack Roundup for September 16th 2019

Navin Mani

Developer Advocate

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

1. How to Build Authenticated Serverless JAMstack Apps with Gatsby and Netlify

When interacting with a backend, a JAMstack app can do everything ☑ a mobile app can do, without the tyranny 🎛 of the app store. This is a fundamental insight 🧠 that goes as deep as the fight for a more open, secure, decoupled, faster web.

2. Markdown is Markup and Other Confusions Around JAMstack

The M in JAMStack goes beyond 💫 just the Markdown, HTML, YAML and Liquid you may use. It includes the build process to put these together.

3. The Beginner’s Guide to Static Site Generators

World 🌎 of static sites has grown beyond HTML, CSS and occasional JS and much of it is owed to static site generators.

4. Why your next site should be built with JAM in mind

There’s no reason to have a massive, unwieldy CMS with a database or a fancy 💎 isomorphic monolith when you could have a fast 💨, secure and beautiful static site.

5. Traditional vs Modern Web Development ⚔️

Modern web development - we have a love ❤ and hate 💔 relationship with it because while it revolutionized web development practices, it also greatly complicated them.