The Jammies Awards recognize individuals, companies, projects and initiatives that are pushing forward the modern web and Jamstack ecosystem.
Social Impact Award
Awarded for utilizing Jamstack technologies for the delivery of valuable and important resources, in service of the community and for the betterment of society.
Guide Dogs for the Blind
Guide Dogs for the Blind helps raise and train guide dogs for the visually impaired, and they service four in-person locations in the UK. As a charity, a lot of this work is made possible by donations that come in through their Jamstack-powered web platform, built with Next.js and Uniform.
🏆 WINNER: The A11y Project
The A11y Project is a community-driven effort to make digital accessibility easier. Their open sourced Eleventy site provides a wealth of resources, from books to podcasts to a step-by-step checklist, to make the web more accessible.
Teens World Empowerment
COVID-19 Passbook is an open source project web application that scans EU Digital COVID certificates and generates a secure digital passbook, for free. Their goal is to help people keep their personal health data on hand without data collection, analytics, or data sharing.
Spotlight PA is dedicated to producing nonpartisan investigative journalism about Pennsylvania government and urgent statewide issues. They pride themselves as independent watchdogs unafraid to dig deep, fight for the truth and take on the powerful to expose wrongdoing and spur meaningful reform.
Community Creator Award
For creating outstanding Jamstack content for the community. This award could go to a learning platform like Jamstack Explorers or to an individual content creator.
Marcelo Lewin, HeadlessCreator
The HeadlessCreator platform offers free and high-quality tutorials and podcasts detailing how to approach content modelling and content creation in different headless CMS's. The author explains the topics in lucid and comprehensive ways to help individuals and organizations leverage the powers and capabilities of headless CMS's.
Raae is the host of Gatsby Summer Functions. A 5-week bootcamp where participants learn how to use the newly released Gatsby Serverless functions. She has also organized and hosted webinars with experts like Mike Gualtieri from Gatsby to talk about security in regard to Gatsby functions. Her weekly live streams on Fridays are fun as she works on different fun projects with Gatsby
🏆 WINNER: Salma Alam-Naylor
Salma popularly known as WhiteP4nth3r is a streamer on Twitch and creator of many helpful projects. The internet and tech suffer from a severe diversity problem as well as deep-rooted toxicity. Over the past year, she has worked with the community, on-stream and off, to create websites and enact movements that are working to target this.
Alex is the creator of Frontend horse, a learning platform that does deep dives on different topics through the component carousel show on Twitch. He is also carefully fostering a great community through Discord. Alex is known for being thorough with his content and also featuring creators to further talk about their processes.
Ecosystem Innovation Award
For extending the power and reach of the Jamstack ecosystem, with an outstanding service that empowers developers and drives innovation.
🏆 WINNER: Astro
Cloud Cannon is renowned for being developer-friendly and client-friendly. Their product enables automatic deployment from storage providers as well as source control repositories and they’re constantly adding new Jamstack tech. They are also constantly creating helpful content for the Jamstack community.
Second State, WasmEdge
WasmEdge (open source project hosted by the CNCF) is a high-performance WebAssembly Runtime for edge computing. It provides a lightweight, secure, portable code execution sandbox for Jamstack serverless functions, especially on edge computing nodes. Furthermore, members from the WasmEdge developer community has been promoting the Jamstack concept and practice through articles, blogs, and tech conferences throughout the world.
Hugo is one of the most popular open-source static site generators. With its amazing speed and flexibility, Hugo makes building websites fun again. Developers love Hugo not just for its speed but also for its amazing ecosystem of tools and tons of existing themes that make it easy to quickly set up and deploy a site.
Eleventy enjoys a community reputation for leading the charge in static site generation of the purest static assets. It has a vibrant community of users, with over 10k+ stars on Github. Developers have created an ecosystem of tools, resources and communities based on 11ty and its ever-growing list of features and improvements.
Outstanding Community Meetup
In recognition of an active and popular Jamstack meetup, which unites developers, champions new technologies and techniques, and creates a safe, welcoming, and constructive forum for all.
Jamstack Toronto is renowned for its selection of presenters and exceptional moderation styles. Participants attest to the good energy and patterns employed by the organizers to ensure that every attendee not only learns new things but also has a good time.
The Jamstack Philly meetup group continues to bring together amazing speakers from all around the world to teach and share their experiences with its audience. The organizers of this group ensure that the meetups are organized for the benefit and convenience of their participants.
🏆 WINNER: The 11ty meetup
The 11ty meetup group is a virtual meetup about Eleventy and the tools and skills that support developing on Eleventy. Oh, and they're welcoming to everyone so feel free to join this group if you're looking for more Jamstack communities to participate in.
The Jamstack Español meetup group was with the intent to provide Spanish speaking community with Jamstack content. After only a few months this group has a lot of active participants. According to a nominee, the community is super friendly, knowledgeable and nice. Members are particularly excited about the vibrant and active nature of the group.
The Jamstack London meetup group has continued to organize and host impactful events for the community since it started in 2018. Since then it has provided a good sense of community for its participants and has constantly organize impactful meetups with great speakers to share with their attendees.
Jamstack Project Of The Year
For outstanding achievement in delivering best-in-class experiences to customers through innovative use of technologies across the Jamstack and its ecosystem.
Unilever, Planet & Society
Unilever is one of the Enterprises that are breaking ground with the Jamstack. Planet & Society is a company of brands and people with a big purpose: to make sustainable living commonplace. The project shows a high emphasis on performance and developer experience in a corporate company that would traditionally use enterprise DXP. They've embraced the Jamstack architecture and launched multiple localized sites using Nuxt, Sanity and Netlify.
🏆 WINNER: Twilio, New Twilio Console
Twilio set out to migrate their legacy Console to new Console experience by utilizing Jamstack architecture for their frontend platform. The new Console follows the Jamstack architecture and pulls the UI into a frontend monolithic repo. The navigation components (sidebar and masthead) are loaded from static assets from the CDN and allow customers to navigate between products.
Cryptocurrency boomed this past year. And alongside it, so did requests to crypto exchanges like Gemini. Gemini's Jamstack architecture, a React app built with Next.js and Contentful, allowed them to scale to meet this need without breaking a sweat. Their site now securely processes over 1 billion requests per month.
KiwiSprout, Goulburn Physiotherapy Site
Goulburn Physiotherapy is a leader in injury prevention, individual and community health, and workplace health solutions across Central Victoria. Being ahead of the curve in their field, they reached out to KiwiSprout to build a progressive web app that reflected just that with the latest in web development technology trends, utilizing the Jamstack.
Jamstack Agency Of The Year
In recognition of a firm who delivers excellent digital experiences for clients, with an emphasis on education and delivery of Jamstack solutions.
Attach Digital is recognized for doing incredible work with their clients to create wonderful Jamstack projects. They run trainings for their client's to get them up to speed with the technologies to ensure a seamless handover process. Amongst others, they continue to help by providing support for clients even after project completions.
🏆 WINNER: Bejamas
Bejamas is recognized as the Jamstack focused agency working exclusively with Jamstack technologies for clients ranging from individuals to top 100 YC companies. Amongst other things, Bejamas has an amazing newsletter, blog, Jamstack meetup, and a discovery hub where they are constantly sharing knowledge and resources to help more people in the Jamstack community.
Kin + Carta
Kin + Carta is a technology, data and experience consultancy that believes in using business as a force for good. They are at the forefront of using Jamstack to deliver Digital Transformation 2.0, and they do so as a socially responsible business that champions inclusion, diversity and equality.
Ample has continued to do great work for their clients with Jamstack technologies, and are actively touting the architecture as one which gives them and their clients a competitive advantage. They pride themselves on a unique ability to unite UX, design, development, and strategy to simplify complex processes and compel people to action.
Assemble is a group of engineers, designers, and consultants focused on retail technology, based in Seattle, WA. Assemble makes an impact with client teams by working alongside Jamstack technology providers to create exemplary products and services. They’re making an impact in the community by working with Unloop, to provide pathways to careers in software development for people marginalized by conviction.