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.

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Recently on the blog

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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January 28th 2020

The problem with the DX team at @Netlify is that none of them are any fun. https://t.co/nzXVVEjbTl

January 27th 2020

Wish you could invite some of your users to try new beta features of your site?

@Netlify lets you do this easily thanks to a couple of its core features:

✨ Branch deploys
✨ CDN-based A/B testing

Read how and take a look at the little video demo.

https://t.co/TckdLOQhge https://t.co/6sVuQx1UfD

January 27th 2020

RT @philhawksworth: With @Netlify Redirects, you can proxy every URL you're not serving to somewhere else.

📚 https://t.co/TJTjkz73Ir

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