Crafter: A Headless CMS for SPAs
Single-page applications (SPAs) have been quietly taking center stage in the world of web development for some time. While the average user might not be aware, many of the most commonly used popular websites and social media platforms are SPAs. The l
Next.js In Review: An Exceptional Experience for Developers Building on a Headless CMS
Facebook's React UI framework, introduced in 2013, has been a trailblazer in the frontend world since its introduction. Developing dynamic websites with rich functionality was hard back then, and many devs (and upper management) considered Java
UI Development with Flutter: First Impressions
Organizations across every industry are laying plans to provide a mobile app to access their services. And with nearly 90% of mobile internet time spent in apps, it’s not hard to see why. While the web dev world has spent its time solving probl
REST APIs vs GraphQL: Both Have Their Strengths for a Headless CMS
While the advantages and disadvantages of both REST APIs and GraphQL have been hotly debated in recent years, the reality is that both approaches have their uses. The standardization that GraphQL provides also brings limitations that only REST APIs c
When Jordan Walke first released React.js in 2013, it was a revolutionary moment for many frontend developers. Using a virtual DOM and one-way data flow, he greatly simplified reasoning about web applications compared to other approaches at the time.
Git-based CMS: What It Is, and Why You Need It
Software projects around the world today rely on Git for source code management. The productivity gained from this distributed version control system is just one of the reasons why it has had such a massive impact on the software development world.Fo
Scaling Your Website? Choose the Right CMS Architecture
Scaling Your Website Infrastructure Today's customers demand availability at all times. This means they want your content and services whenever and wherever they choose. For companies that experience massive growth, it can be challenging and expensiv
In-Context Preview for Gatsby with CrafterCMS
GatsbyJS is a ReactJS and GraphQL based Static Site Generator that is great for developers and Ops but what about the content creators? Content Creators what in-context features like preview, point-n-click editing and drag-n-drop. CrafterCMS and Gatsby provide the solution.
How to Install CrafterCMS
In this article we cover the various ways you can install CrafterCMS with pointers to resources and documentation as well as step-by-step instructions for installing CrafterCMS via a simple download.
Is GraphQL the Next API Standard for CMS?
GraphQL has enjoyed tremendous growth in popularity, becoming a de'jour standard in the development community with bindings for well over 15 languages and pluggability with many backends. While GraphQL was never designed to be an API standard for CMS platforms, it may be one of the best things to happen for APIs for content management. Is GraphQL the Next API Standard for CMS?
Introducing CrafterCMS 3.1
CrafterCMS 3.1 Community Edition just released and we couldn't be more excited! In this blog we look a few on the major capabiltiies, features and updates introduced by CrafterCMS 3.1.
Setup CrafterCMS Authoring Using Crafter's AWS AMI
In this tutorial we will demonstrate how to launch, configure and sign in to Crafter's AWS AMIs for Crafter Studio, the authoring component of CrafterCMS.