Monthly Archives: March 2020

Getting Started with Prismic - A Great Headless CMS

By Chris on Code

Prismic is a Headless CMS that provides a clean user interface. By using Prismic, we can avoid having to build out our own dashboard and CMS for our sites.

The power of using a Headless CMS is that we can have a solution out-of-the-box in a matter of minutes. We can then focus on what makes our product special, like our UI/UX, content, and more.

Prismic pricing

Prismic is generous with their pricing for people starting out their new sites. I’m running this tutorial on the free tier. They are also generous with their API usage; it’s unlimited!

For alternatives to Prismic, you can look at hosted solutions like Contentful,

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Top 10 Static Site Generators in 2020

By James Quick

With the growth of the JAMstack and its community, Static Site Generators are becoming more and more popular. In this article, let’s take a look at the top Static Site Generators of 2020!

Why Static Site Generators

First off, let’s quickly talk about the benefits of Static Site Generators.

Speed

Static Site Generators generate your site pages at build-time instead of real-time. This means that when a user requests a page from your site, there is no delay. No calls to a database. No generating of HTML. It simply responds with the file itself.

Because of this, the hosting of your files is incredibly easy. By hosting your website in a Content Delivery Network (CDN), your files can be replicated across the world for maximum speed.

Security

Before Static Site Generators, developers would use popular Content Management Systems (CMS). Because of their popularity, they were often targeted by hackers. With Static Site Generators, you do

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