Chapter 1: History of the Jamstack

Welcome to the Jamstack. This completely new web development paradigm has excited the information technology industry and is becoming steadily more popular, with new companies constantly forming around it. This book is one of the first of a few tutorials available focused on practical and hands-on experience with the Jamstack.

A technology stack represents a specific collection of languages, databases, and operating systems, such as the LAMP stack. The acronym LAMP stands for Linux, an operating system; Apache, a web server; MySQL, a database; and PHP, a programming language. The Jamstack is actually not a stack in this sense, but rather a new methodology and toolset to produce websites and web applications. ...

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