Prompting for a username and password is so 2005. Today, you can just prompt for a fingerprint.
You may not think about images as part of your web dev work, but they can affect your web app's performance more than any other part of your code.
There are a lot of opinions out there about how to improve and scale sites “beyond the Jamstack” by adding in features that use a Node server in addition to the pre-built pages. One of those features is called Incremental Static Regeneration. Some people call it “hybrid web development” (or “hybrid serverless + static”) but let’s talk a bit more about what that means.