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Faster Jamstack: How to use Distributed Persistent Rendering with Next.js on Netlify

  • Do you want to shorten build times?
  • Deploy larger sites faster?
  • Heard of DPR but not sure how to use it?

This Jamstack concept was born out of our work with large enterprise dev teams deploying hundreds of thousands of pages at a time. DPR (Distributed Persistent Rendering) is a new Jamstack approach for faster builds of large sites.

Now, Netlify's Next.js plugin supports DPR out of the box and we want to show how You can easily use it to speed up your deployments for large sites - without introducing unwanted complexity for Jamstack developers.

Join Joel from Agility CMS and Ekene from Netlify for this hand-on workshop and they will show you all the magic!

What you will learn:

  • How to use static rendering on large websites and still keep your build time down
  • How Agility CMS with Next.js on Netlify makes it easy to empower both your editors and your developers -How to set yourself up for success with continuous improvement with your website.

What is Jamstack?

Jamstack is not about specific technologies. It is the combination of underlying tooling that makes JAMstack so exciting. The web is rapidly changing away from monolithic to decoupled apps, and web developers are storming ahead with more power than ever.
Jamstack represents a new way of developing software based on build-time and client-side rendering, that doesnโ€™t depend on web servers for outputting websites and apps.

What is Netlify?

Netlify is a web developer platform that multiplies productivity. By unifying the elements of the modern decoupled web, from local development to advanced edge logic, Netlify enables a 10x faster path to much more performant, secure, and scalable websites and apps.

What is Agility CMS?

Agility CMS, a Headless CMS (content management system) with Page Management.
It combines a fast flexible development environment (code in any language!) with familiar authoring tools (sitemap and URL management) that both developers and marketers can love.


Joel Varty is President at Agility CMS, a SaaS headless content management platform that combines flexible and fast Headless architecture with familiar and easy Authoring tools for editors. When it comes to cloud computing, development and software architecture, Joel is as good as they come. Follow Joel: Joel Varty (@joelvarty) / Twitter

Ekene Eze is a Developer Experience Engineer at Netlify, Instructor and Technical Writer. He is currently working with the Developer Experience team at Netlify where they build tools, create content, open-source repos, and demos to teach and also help developers build a better web with Netlify's products and services.
At his spare time, he likes to write blog posts and create courses for different platforms to educate more learners. Follow Ekene on Twitter.

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Also check out this great article from Ekene!