When WordPress co-founder Matt Mullenweg told me several weeks ago that “JAMstack is a regression for the vast majority of the people adopting it,” I expected some rebuttals from the JAMstack community. He penned an open letter to Mullenweg, concluding that JAMstack would become “the predominant architecture for the web.”
However, he thinks it will be over 10% in five years and that some of that will be a result of “eating into the WordPress world.”
First of all, I just want to point out that it’s not an apples to apples comparison,” he replied, noting that “WordPress is a platform and the JAMstack is a collection of tools.”
This is a fair argument and I’ve noted in previouscolumns that JAMstack is attractive to developers, for the reasons Eder-Pressman outlined above.