⚡ Let's JAMstack Coz Why Not?!

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This is a followup meetup with TheOpenDev Conference that took place last year. A bunch of developers and IT folks hacking together some of the following things:

- Serverless functions
- Hosting FaaS on DigitalOcean
- Serverless workers by Cloudflare
- JAMstack and what is it all about
- Building a React.js and GraphQL blog
- Using Gatsby.js, MDX, Remark, TypeScript
- Hosting your next JAMstack site with Netlify

🎩 Talk by Ahmad Awais →
📺 Keynote Slides: https://TheOpenDevCon2018.AhmadAwais.com
👨‍🏫 Focused on EE, CE, CS, Students at UET LHR
🏛️ API Servers with @Linode + @DigitalOcean
📯 Conf Site: https://2018.TheOpenDev.com

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Learn JavaScript, reusable APIs, and static Markup. Build next-generation superfast static websites with Gatsby. Scale your website to millions of visitors with Netlify. And let's celebrate open-source on the 5th edition of Hacktoberfest.

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📝 Agenda

• [03:30] [Introductions] — Getting to know each other.

• [03:45] [Keynote] — #JAMstack Revolution — by Ahmad Awais

• [04:30] [Takeaway & Discussions] — #JAMstack Q/A — (Awais, Maedah, Ashar, Bilal, Saqib)

• [05:00] [Hands-on Project] — #JAMstack blog setup with Gatsby & Netlify — by Ahmad Awais

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🗣 About the Speakers

Ahmad Awais (https://twitter.com/MrAhmadAwais)

🎩 Full-time #OpenSourcerer 🥑 JavaScript Dev Advocate 👓 WordPress Core Dev 📣 TEDx Speaker ⚛️ JS/DevOps fanboy ❯ ✍️ Featured/published author at CSS-Tricks, Tuts+, SmashingMag, cracks silly jokes 🤣. Ahmad spends over 50% of his time building FOSS (Free & Open Source Software) used by over 103,100 developers and half a million sites. 🙌 WordPress Community Evangelist 🎯 Ahmad's clients include Google, MongoDB, Intel, Audi, etc.

Maedah Batool (https://twitter.com/MrAhmadAwais)

🎩 #OpenSourceress ⓦ WordPress Core Contributor 👩‍💻 Creative/Product Manager @TheWPCouple 💬 Maintainer of #GirlsWhoCode 👧 #ReactJSLadies local meetup chapters. Content Strategist. ✍️ Featured/published author at TorqueMag, Tuts+, SitePoint, etc. ⚡ She is also one of the Marketing Representative at official Make #WordPressMarketingTeam.

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👥 Organizers

• Ahmad Awais (https://twitter.com/MrAhmadAwais) (DOPK Community Lead | Open Source Dev Advocate | TheDevCouple)

• Maedah Batool (https://twitter.com/MaedahBatool) (DOPK Co-Organizer | WP Marketing Rep | TheDevCouple)

• Ashar Irfan (https://twitter.com/MrAsharIrfan) (Co-organizer | TheDevCouple Team)

• Saqib Ameen (https://twitter.com/MrSaqibAmeen) (Co-organizer | TheDevCouple Team)

• Ahmad Bilal (https://twitter.com/AhmadBilalMe) (Co-organizer | Aspiring Software Developer | TheDevCouple Team)

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Resources:

- Gatsby.js → https://www.gatsbyjs.org/