You can usually find me on Twitter. And you can sometimes find me at web development conferences, where I might be talking about development techniques. I blog here less frequently than I'd like, but manage it a little more often on the Netlify blog.

Wherever you find me, online or in the real world, please do come and say a friendly hello.


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Prerendering is the key to a tasty Jamstack

2019 seemed to be the year that the term JAMstack started to really grow in popularity with more web developers than ever before. It is approach that I have believed in for many years. Netlify (where I work) was created to enable exactly this type of architecture and indeed coined the very term.

But JAMstack can sound confusing. There are a number of emerging interpretations. In my opinion, there is one aspect of JAMstack which absolutely key: Pre-rendering.

Here is a short explanation about why.

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August 10th 2020

This is wins all the way down. https://t.co/XjN6nnLWCY

August 10th 2020

EVERYTHING about this, from the app to the website, is utterly joyous.

https://t.co/pQWgzzEhO6

Bravo, @rafahari! Bravo.

August 10th 2020

When I grow up I want to have the happy, relaxed demeanour when explaining things on camera that @shortdiv has in her new @FrontendMasters course on Vuex.

Cleverly explaining concepts with a cup of tea in hand and a smile on the face. Brilliant.

https://t.co/VuNXoqKpqc

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