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November 4, 2021

In 2021 I architected and then tech led the implementation of Etsy’s server-side rendered Javascript infrastructure. We used Preact and the islands architecture, which let us create a smooth developer experience without sacrificing our frontend performance.

A diagram showing a wireframe webpage, with arrows indicating some areas are statically server-rendered and others are client-hydrates interactive component islands

I wrote about it in detail on the Etsy Engineering blog Code as Craft.