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  1. Mar 2020
    1. Javascript, APIs and Markup — this stack is all about finding middleground from the chaos of SSR+SPA. It is about stepping back and asking yourself, what parts of my page change and what parts don’t change?

      JavaScript, APIs and Markup (JAM Stack) - middleground between SSR + SPA.

      Advantages:

      • The parts that don’t change often are pre-rendered on the server and saved to static HTML files. Anything else is implemented in JS and run on the client using API calls.
      • Avoids too much data transfer (like the hydration data for SSR), therefore finds a good tradeoff to ship web content
      • Allows to leverage the power and cost of Content delivery networks (CDNs) to effectively serve your content
      • With serverless apps your APIs will never need a server to SSH into and manage