Full Stack Radio

A podcast for developers interested in building great software products. Hosted by Adam Wathan.

115: Jason Lengstorf - Gatsby for Skeptics

In this episode, Adam talks to Jason Lengstorf about Gatsby, and why using React and GraphQL to build something even as simple as a blog is not as crazy of an idea as it sounds.

Topics include:

  • How Gatsby is more than just a static site generator
  • How you create pages with Gatsby and how it's more powerful than traditional static site generators
  • The benefits of having a unified data access layer for all of your content
  • How to build dynamic applications with Gatsby
  • Why Gatsby is actually faster than static HTML
  • How Gatsby makes performance best practices easy
  • Gatsby themes and why they are more exciting than traditional CMS themes