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By Brian Douglas in Tools & Services

The JAMstack Radio

The idea around building websites using APIs and modern build tools have been challenging to explain.

The truth is static sites today are no longer just static, They are highly dynamic web applications and single-page apps. Some can also be big content-driven sites that just use tools, like Contentful instead of a traditional monolithic dynamic CMS.

Whether you are building a static using a generator or a new JavaScript framework, it’s hard to identify this type project with a word that actually meant something and had a relation to what people were building. This is why we came up with the word JAMstack.

To help spread the JAM The idea around building websites using APIs and modern build tools have been challenging to explain.

The truth is static sites today are no longer just static, They are highly dynamic web applications, and single-page apps. Some can also be big content-driven sites that just use tools, like Contenful instead of a traditional monolithic dynamic CMS.

Whether you are building a static using a generator or a new JavaScript framework, its hard to identify this type project with a word that actually meant something and had a relation to what people were building. This is why we came up with the word JAMstack.

To help spread the JAM philospohy, we recently released a podcast in association on the Heavybit network, called JAMstack Radio.

The podcast focuses on all things JAMstack and will include guests from all aspects in the JavaScript, API, and Markup world.

You can subscribe to JAMstack Radio on Itunes, Overcast, or any podcast player of your choice, we recently released a podcast in association on the Heavybit network, called JAMstack Radio.

The podcast focuses on all things JAMstack and will include guests from all aspects of the JavaScript, API, and Markup world.

You can subscribe to JAMstack Radio on Itunes, Overcast, or any podcast player of your choice