Learn how to run your web projects - everything from simple sites to complex applications - without a single server. It's possible with the JAMstack, a modern web development architecture for deploying fast, highly-scalable sites and applications that don't require traditional origin infrastructure. This practical report explains how the JAMstack delivers better performance, higher security, and lower cost of scaling than server-run web apps.
This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download Modern Web Development on the JAMstack ebook for free in PDF format (1.8 MB).
Table of Contents
The Challenges of Modern Web Development
Introducing the JAMstack
Advantages of the JAMstack
Planning for the JAMstack
Shifting the Mental Model
Applying the JAMstack at Scale
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