Netlify’s JAMstack seeks to revolutionize website development outside the walled garden

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Johannes Gutenberg began experimenting with the printing press in 1440, and his tinkering allowed information to be rapidly duplicated and distributed around the world. Nearly six centuries later, it’s a vastly different world, yet the idea of page distribution quickly and inexpensively remains very much the same.
In the modern context, it’s all about finding web development tools which can facilitate deployment of powerful applications and microservices to make the process of distributing content easier than ever before. JAMstack, a front-end development approach for the modern web, and its originator – Netlify Inc. – offer an innovative platform for building, testing and deploying website content.
“A platform like Netlify is all about simplification,” said Chris Bach (pictured, right), co-founder and president of Netlify. “Now you just have to maintain your content and you don’t have to worry about all of the different environments, what is up-to-date and what the infrastructure looks like. We press a button, it commits to GitHub, you get it deployed for you, and it looks the same everywhere.”
Bach spoke with Stu Miniman, host of theCUBE, SiliconANGLE Media’s livestreaming studio, in the latest episode of Cloud Native Insights, a series that focuses on transitions in …

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