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The Jamstack Book

Beyond static sites with JavaScript, APIs, and markup

Published by Manning
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

The Jamstack Book is a comprehensive, hands-on guide to developing standards-based static websites using JavaScript, APIs, and standard HTML markup

Building websites with simple, straightforward standards can feel like a breath of fresh air. Jamstack sites use JavaScript, APIs, and Markup to create fast, dynamic pages without the overhead of heavyweight frameworks. The Jamstack Book is your essential guide to this exciting new web architecture.

The Jamstack Book is a comprehensive, hands-on guide to developing standards-based static websites using JavaScript, APIs, and standard HTML markup. In each chapter, you’ll build a new project, creating a portfolio of Jamstack-architecture sites that range from a simple blog to an eCommerce store. You’ll learn how to lay out and generate a site, deploy to the cloud, and add dynamic features like user logins and search functionality. Along the way, you’ll try out a variety of lightweight tools, including Hugo, Jekyll, Eleventy, and Netlify. By the time you’re finished, you’ll be ready to build fast and secure static sites and migrate your existing websites to Jamstack!

Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.

Raymond Camden is a lead developer evangelist for HERE. He works on maps, geospatial stuff, JavaScript, and enterprise cat demos. He is the author of multiple books on web development and has been actively blogging and presenting for almost twenty years.

Brian Rinaldi is a developer advocate at StepZen. Brian has been involved in static site and Jamstack development since the early days, writing and speaking extensively on a range of related topics. Brian also serves as the editor of Jamstacked, a newsletter focused exclusively on the Jamstack community.

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