Phillip Smith

Consulting, convening, coding, covering new ground, plus occasional commentary.

The Static News App Kitchen

(Trying new recipes. Making a mess.)

News apps should be inexpensive to deploy, respond quickly to user interaction, and scale to handle large volumes of traffic. However, trade-offs make it hard to achieve news app nirvana. These are notes from my journey to find the just the right mix:

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