JAMStack: The Complete Guide


JAMStack: The Complete Guide

Learn the JAMStack from start to finish. Create dynamic serverless architectures using JavaScript, APIs & Markup.

What you’ll learn

  • JAMStack Architecture
  • Static Site Generators (HUGO)
  • Headless CMS (Netlify CMS)
  • Continuous Integration & Continuous Delivery


  • HTML, JavaScript, CSS
  • Basic understanding of terminal commands
  • Working knowledge of Git version control


Learn to build fast, reliable & secure sites using the JAM stack architecture.

A comprehensive start to finish guide with practical lessons suited to both beginners and experienced developers alike.

  • Learn JAMStack-specific concepts
  • Understand each layer of the stack and how they fit together
  • Learn the fundamentals of Static Site Generators
  • Integrate a Headless CMS into a static site
  • Automate builds & deploys using CI / CD

An invaluable skill for any Web Developer

JAMStack is modern web stack that solves many of the problems associated with traditional server-side (monolithic) architectures used for most web-based projects.

Learning to shift from traditional stacks to a modern stack, like JAMStack, is an essential skill for any developer working on web-based projects.

This course will provide a very practical and concise approach to understanding every aspect of the JAMStack and will enable you to start creating custom solutions for any given project, or incrementally migrate existing projects to a JAMStack.

Content & Overview

With dedicated sections for each part of the JAM stack, this course aims to teach you how to think and work in terms of a JAMStack.

The focus of the course is the architecture itself, rather than focusing on specific solutions and is suitable for anyone with basic web-development and Git knowledge.

The course starts by covering all the concepts specific to a JAMStack and demonstrates the function of each layer of the stack.

Thereafter the “Markup” part of the stack is covered with some in-depth explanations and an introduction to the HUGO static site generator. Teaching you how to install, configure and compile static sites.

The course then builds on this by explaining how to add dynamic functionality to a static site by means of JavaScript APIs. Including the use of cloud functions and self-hosted API services.

Next you’ll learn to create a completely automated build and deploy process using either GitHub Actions or an all-in-one solution like Netlify.

With finally a dedicated section on how to integrate a headless CMS into a static site.

Upon completion of this course, you will not only understand the specific solutions covered in the lessons, but also have a broad understanding of how to build sites and apps using the core principles of a JAMStack.

The entire course is to the point and will teach you the entirety of the JAMStack architecture in the shortest amount of time possible!

Who this course is for:

  • Web Developers who want to learn the JAMStack
  • Server-side programmers looking for a modern alternative
  • Web App Developers

Created by Ray Viljoen
Last updated 5/2020
English [Auto]

Size: 1.31 GB

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  1. Supreet says

    the link seems to get a “bad request” on download

    1. FCS says

      Link updated

  2. Supreet says

    It’s working now. Thank you so much!

  3. serg says

    the link redirects to another site !

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