Too Long; Didn't Read
Front-end web engineer @AntlerEng based in sydney (ha) compared static site generators and server-side rendering to Next.js. Gatsby’s static output was only slightly faster than next.js, but Gatsbys’ plugins and documentation made for a better developer experience. The results of this Heads Up Competition from Google's PageSpeed Insights were tripled from 10–20 ms to 256 seconds. The first contentful paint time was triple the time for the first. contentful. paint time for a. page that initially displays a skeleton while the data was being loaded.