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Why your next site should be built with JAM

There’s no reason to have a massive, unwieldy CMS with a database or a fancy isomorphic monolith when you could have a fast, secure and beautiful static site. But how can you decide if a new site is right for you?

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Brian Douglas wrote this on February 3, 2017

Best Practices: Getting started with Netlify

Tips for setup & configuration of a new Netlify site

04min

Chris McCraw wrote this on January 31, 2017

Exploring Preact with React

Progressive Web Apps have everyone interested in improving React's performance and footprint.

03min

Brian Douglas wrote this on January 26, 2017

Setting Cookies in React

Setting up cookies is something pretty trivial in web development. In this post I walk through the process doing it in React.

03min

Brian Douglas wrote this on January 19, 2017

Common JavaScript functions with Lodash

There are some things in JavaScript that seem tedious to write. When I first started learning the language a few years back, I found a few common functions like shuffle and range that are included in the Ruby and Python API, but are just not available with JavaScript. Luckily there are libraries like Lodash.

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Brian Douglas wrote this on January 12, 2017

Keep your site stable with Locked Deploys

Locked Deploys help you keep stable versions of your sites in production.

01min

David Calavera wrote this on January 10, 2017

4 Key Concepts of Webpack

Webpack is JavaScript module bundler that has taken the world by storm, but a lack of great docs and wealth of boilerplates have led to many people using it, but not understand it.

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Brian Douglas wrote this on January 3, 2017

DraftJS & Rich Text Editing On The Web

In this episode of JAMstack Radio, Brian Douglas and Mathias Biilmann of Netlify are joined by Serverless’ Nik Graf, co-creator of DraftJS Plugins. On the agenda for this discussion is the emergence of new and better rich-text editors, and how React has changed the game for front-end developers.

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Brian Douglas wrote this on December 29, 2016

An Open Source Tale

Netlify loves open source and shows that through a variety of initiatives. From spear-heading our own projects, to offering a Pro plan to OS projects, we believe OS is imperative to the future of the modern web category.

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Cassandra Salisbury wrote this on December 22, 2016

Try Out GraphQL

GraphQL is an open source query language from Facebook to connect APIs to Frontend applications. GraphQL provides a complete and understandable description of the data in your API and gives clients the power to ask for exactly what they need and nothing more.

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Brian Douglas wrote this on December 20, 2016

Don’t let your site be slow and vulnerable.