Spotlight: JAMstack
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Schedule

Schedule

Spotlight JAMstack 2020 Schedule

9:00 To 9:59
Registration
10:00 To 10:45
JAMstack Hits the Spot
Static sites have made a comeback as of late. This “return to simplicity’ is unsurprising given the current complexity of websites and applications that make maintenance quite the nightmare. Regardless, static sites today are a far cry from their older counterparts. Static sites circa early 2000s consisted of static markup with some CSS thrown in for flavour. Today, static sites… Read more…
Divya Sasidharan
Developer Experience Engineer Netlify
10:55 To 11:40
The Headless Architecture
One of the greatest benefits of the JAMstack approach is leveraging APIs and pre-built markup techniques to scale sites that serve data from complex, specialized systems. When building a new website or application, it is likely that the data being sent and received is ultimately going to end up coming from and going to a variety of different databases, networks… Read more…
Hasan Ahmad
Principal Consultant Aquent DEV6
11:50 To 12:35
Whither WordPress? Static CMS are Finally Ready to Shine!
JAMStack or static sites have offered all kinds of benefits from performance to security, but one of the key things that has held them back is the content creation/editing experience. The tools authors were used to in WordPress of any standard CMS were absent leaving content creators to author content using tools they were unfamiliar and uncomfortable with. No longer.… Read more…
Brian Rinaldi
Developer Advocate Stackbit
12:35 To 2:00
Lunch Break
2:00 To 2:45
JAMstack in the Wild
JAMstack as a way of architecting front-end applications has been around for a while and is growing in popularity. But how are companies actually using it today? How are the bigger enterprises and startups thinking of their front-end applications? How is the JAMstack allowing teams to build the fastest, most performant websites? Bhavana will be diving into these questions along… Read more…
Bhavana Srinivas
Solutions Architect Netlify
2:55 To 3:40
Start Using JAMstack NOW! No Excuses
Want to start using JAMstack and a Headless CMS, but the boss won’t let you do a full rebuild? No matter what the excuse, Joel show you how you CAN start using modern JS and static site generators in your existing website today. With this, you’ll be able to prove the value of JAMstack and lay the foundation for your… Read more…
Joel Varty
President Agility CMS
3:50 To 4:35
When to Use Gatsby’s SSR APIs
Gatsby combines the speed and security of static websites with the power and flexibility of React applications. Learn when and how to use Gatsby’s SSR APIs to alter the contents of your static HTML pages at build time. Objective Teach attendees how and when they should leverage Gatsby’s SSR APIs when building applications Target Audience Developers interested in creating more… Read more…
Aisha Blake
Senior Software Engineer Gatsby
4:45 To 5:30
Use GitHub Actions to Build Any “Static” Site
What do static sites and Lego trains have in common? They both need to be built before you can play with them! This talk will focus on GitHub Actions as a way to build your static sites, as an alternative (or addition) to build steps provided by services like Netlify. GitHub Actions is a relatively new platform to “do things”… Read more…
Jason Etcovitch
Senior Software Engineer GitHub