In the beginning, there was HTML.
(and it was really good).
Then, we invented the dynamic website. (Things got complicated).
We invented the CMS, workflow management, and WYSIWYG editors that spat out ‹HTML /›.
That meant databases had to come along for the ride.
Then we crossed our fingers that it wouldn’t melt down when we got lots of traffic.
There has to be a better way.
Fortunately, there is.
New tools enable us to build static sites again, with the information delivery you’d expect from a dynamic site.
Sites like Healthcare.gov and Hawaii.gov are leading this new movement.