303: JAM Stack with Phil Hawksworth

We're joined by Phil Hawksworth to talk about the benefits of static sites as well as work through some of the objections people often have to using a static site in 2018.

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Phil Hawksworth

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Time Jump Links

  • 1:20 Guest introduction
  • 2:45 JAM Stack
  • 6:00 Building local files with fancy tools.
  • 10:50 What about when you need a weather widget?
  • 13:50 You don't have to run PHP on your site just to process a form or comments.
  • 16:20 Performance gets a huge boost.
  • 24:07 Running membership on a JAM Stack site.
  • 27:47 Do I run a database for my job board?
  • 35:00 Triggering a build for your site is ok.
  • 40:30 Where does Netflify fit into this process?
  • 43:00 AB Testing on a static site.
  • 49:10 What if you absolutely need server side code?
  • 57:00 Getting inspired to switch.