Mike Neumegen is the CEO and cofounder of
, a Git-based CMS for Jamstack websites. He’s passionate about building and evangelizing the Jamstack community. Mike grew up in New Zealand and studied Computer Science at Otago University.
The story of Jamstack CMSs goes all the way back to the 90s. In this article, we take a trip down memory lane to see how we got to the modern Jamstack CMSs we have today, and where they’re heading in the next decade.
Jekyll is gaining popularity as a lightweight alternative to WordPress. It often gets pigeonholed as a tool developers use to build their personal blog. That’s just the tip of the iceberg — it’s capable of so much more! In this article, we’ll take on the role of a web developer building a website for a fictional law firm. WordPress is an obvious choice for a website like this, but is it the only tool we should consider? Let’s look at a completely different way of building a website, using Jekyll.