New Portfolio Website built on a JAMstack Architecture

July 24, 2020

Since April 2020, I've had a bit of free time. So, I decided this was a great time to rebuild my personal website from pure HTML to a JAMstack based website. After spending a few days evaluating the options and decided on building a JAMstack based website.


  1. No cost -- I didn't want to have a wordpress install on a VPS
  2. I wanted to brush up on my web development skills and learn ReactJS
  3. I wanted it easy to maintain in the future with a CMS

JAMstack Ecosystem

There's quite a few articles that explain the benefits of a JAMstack but here's a few that helped clarify things for me:

It took about 3 weeks from the start to finish for the project to go-live in in production. There are a few things I need to fix (like adding more blog posts) but that will come with time.