(Brooklyn, NY) “CMS as Code” by Dmytri Kleiner of Contentful, and a roundtable discussion with Kyle Mathews and Jeff Escalante, creators of two of the most advanced static build tools, Gatsby and Spike, respectively.
AMP or Accelerated Mobile Pages is a Google-backed project that allows you to use restricted HTML to delivery static content quickly. Since this blog is published as static HTML articles it is a good candidate for publishing an AMP version.
I chose Hugo for one reason alone. Speed and extensibility. Oh wait, that’s two reasons. But you get the point. Hugo is the only static site generator without any dependencies, and capable of generating up to 10,000 pages in 10 seconds.
Why choose a static site generator? Because static sites are the only reliable way to cache content in the browser, allowing pages to load faster than the blink of an eye, worldwide on just about any device imaginable. Just try and do that using a CMS or React site without tearing your eyeballs out, I dare you.
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