Learn about what's new in Gatsby and what the future looks like!

September 30, 2019

Keynote speech by Kyle Mathews, CEO and co-founder of Gatsby, from the Gatsby Days London conference on Sept. 30th, 2019 at the Congress Centre.

Gatsby is a free and open source framework based on React that helps developers build blazing fast websites and apps.

  • It’s kind of like Creat React App – preconfigured toolchain for building React apps.
  • It’s kind of like Next.js – a React web framework for building pre-rendered React apps for SEO & SPEED.
  • It’s kind of like Staic Site Generators in that what you deploy is static files onto a CDN for SPEED.
  • It’s kind of like WordPress & Drupal that people primarily use to build web properties on the website side of the spectrum
  • It generates PWAs, so a PWA framework ?
  • It’s kind of like an operating system in that its job isn’t to do anything in particular – Gatsby coordinates plugins & othe services doing their work

The fundamental architecture of the internet is changing from the LAMP stack to Cloud/Serverless.


  • aggregates data from nultiple sources (the content mesh)
  • provides dev environment
  • prepares site for deployment