In resumed words, JAMStack is a new way of building websites and apps that delivers better performance, higher security, lower cost of scaling, and a better developer experience.
JAMStack has raised as a solution for building websites and apps without relying on maintaining one or multiple web servers.
Imagine that you have a high traffic website, and that website is made with a technology like WordPress.
To make it scale correctly you would add a plugin to generate a cached version of every page that your users could hit, and put a CDN in front of it to globally distribute that cached content.
That's pretty cool? Haha. Yeah, but, It's really necessary to have a server for rendering Markup? That's the question those guys who delivered JAMStack to the world made themselves.
Well, maybe not, maybe, you could render the pages for your website by introducing a build time step, the data would be pulled from an API (or any datasource you want), and with that you could obtain a set of pre-rendered markups that could be globally distributed using a CDN.
Well, that's the JAMStack way.
The benefits of using JAMStack are the following ones:
We can think of JAMStack as a high level framework (an architectural style) that provides a set of definitions on how to run, build, maintain and distribute websites and apps in a manner that will scale pretty well.
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