234 JSJ JAMStack with Brian Douglas and Matt Christensen


    1:00 Intro to guests Brian Douglas and Matt Christensen

    2:20 Definition of JAMStack

    8:12 JAMStack and confusion over nomenclature

    12:56 JAMStack and security, reliability and performance

    17:05 Example of traffic spike for company Sphero

    18:26 Meaning of hyperdynamic

    20:35 Future and limits of JAMStack technology

    26:01 Controlling data and APIs versus using third parties

    28:10 Netlify.com and JAMStack

    31:16 APIs, JavaScript framework and libraries recommended to start building on JAMStack

    35:13 Resources and examples of JAMStack: netlify.com, Netlify blog, JAMStack radio, JAMStack SF Meetup


    “I think in the next couple of years we’re going to see the limits being pushed a lot for what you can do with this.” – Matt

    “Today we’re starting to see really interesting, really large projects getting built with this approach.” – Matt

    “If you can farm 100% of your backend off to third parties, I feel like that really limits a lot of the interesting things you can do as a developer.” – Brian


    Early History of Smalltalk (Jamison)

    React Rally 2016 videos (Jamison)

    FiveStack.computer (Jamison)

    Falsehoods programmers believe about time (Aimee)

    Nodevember conference (Aimee)

    48 Days Podcast (Charles)

    Fall of Hades by Richard Paul Evans (Charles)

    Jon Benjamin Jazz (Brian)

    RailsConf 2016 (Brian)

    React Native (Brian)

    Book of Ye Podcast (Brian)

    Aurora by Kim Stanley Robinson (Matt)

    Sequoia Capital website

    Sphero website

    Isomorphic rendering on the Jam Stack by Phil Hawksworth


    Front End Masters