In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about their experience upgrading Syntax.fm and some of the site’s big changes.
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Show Notes 02:26 - The old Syntax site
Next.js Custom server for API - shows, Latest shows, sick picks On-demand page builds Custom routing 06:41 - The new Syntax site
Next.js has solved those things now, no need for a custom server. API Routes On-demand page builds: SSG with Next.js. It’s a server, but caches the page builds. Releasing the shows happens with revalidation. It’s statically generated like Gatsby, but you can also choose Custom routing is now done with [pages] Very fast to load Very fast to build Very fast to deploy It’s now a “dynamic static site” Zeit Now 1 to “Vercel” Huge thanks to Tim Neutkens and Luis Alvarez from Vercel for making it happen. 13:23 - Why not:
Gatsby Entire site would need to be regenerated exactly at 9am eastern API of the site would need to be done with something else like Netlify Functions - not nearly as nice as Next API routes Sapper Links Next.js Gatsby Sapper Vercel Tweet us your tasty treats! Scott’s Instagram LevelUpTutorials Instagram Wes’ Instagram Wes’ Twitter Wes’ Facebook Scott’s Twitter Make sure to include @SyntaxFM in your tweets