What is JAMStack?

profileTaimoor Sattar

Break the word JAMstack as JAM, stack. JAM means javascript, API, and markup. JAMstack is the modern way to application development.

We have defined the JAM word. Now we will dive into stack. In simple words, there are different ways to run an application. Same like, If you want to visit a nearby museum, you can choose different routes to arrive at the destination. Routes can be short or long. Same is the concept of a stack.

The other most common stack for application development are:

  • LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) - WordPress Architecture
  • MEAN (MongoDB, ExpressJS, AngularJS, NodeJS)

JAMstack is a more modern way of writing applications. You can find the list of static site generators for JAMstack on staticgen.com.