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Nested Software • Edited

Choosing technologies for a project can be tough. It's generally a matter of preference. If you have a technology for doing ecommerce that you're familiar with, I'd say just go with that.

If you do decide to go with a jamstack, a nice thing about it is that it focuses on generating static content from templates (the 'm' in jam stands for markup), which generally makes your site load really fast - as opposed to using a content management system like wordpress to dynamically generate everything.

To make an e-commerce site, you'll need to augment your static content with some dynamic behaviour by using javascript and apis (the 'j' and 'a' in jam).

The following links may be helpful in getting started:

Forem Open with the Forem app