Keep it Static Stupid

Keep it Static Stupid

An introduction to static sites generators and why they matters.

Supporting article in french: http://frank.taillandier.me/2016/03/08/les-gestionnaires-de-contenu-statique/
Given at Apéroweb Toulouse #38

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Frank Taillandier

March 07, 2016
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    OUR WEB HAS BECOME BLOATED WITH LETHARGIC, VULNERABLE CONTENT THAT

    COSTS US TIME AND MONEY. Chad Person HTTPS://BOWTIE.IO/NEWS/CMS-FOR-STATIC-HTML-WEBSITES/
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    THE PROBLEM WITH WYSIWYG IS THAT WE ARE GIVING CONTENT

    CREATORS AN ANTIQUATED METAPHOR FROM THE DESKTOP PUBLISHING ERA TO COMMUNICATE TO THEM WHAT IT MEANS TO PUBLISH ON THE WEB. Karen McGrane
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    HTTP://KYLERUSH.NET/BLOG/MEET-THE-OBAMA-CAMPAIGNS-250-MILLION-FUNDRAISING-PLATFORM/ NUMBERS ▸ $250 million dollars, 4,276,463 donations ▸ 81,548,259

    pageviews, 17,807,917 unique visitors ▸ 60% faster time to paint than previous platform ▸ 240 a/b tests, 49% increase in donation conversion rate ▸ 1,101 frontend deploys (average : 6 per day) ▸ 4,000 lines of JavaScript ▸ 23% of traffic is mobile (including tablet)
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    JEKYLL TRANSITIONS SMOOTHLY BETWEEN PROTOTYPING, CONTENT AUTHORING, AND DEPLOYMENT TASKS

    Young Hahn HTTPS://DEVELOPMENTSEED.ORG/BLOG/2011/09/09/JEKYLL-GITHUB-PAGES/
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    UX

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