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How Gravatar hurts your visitors

This is my Gravatar. There are many like it, but this one is mine: Giving users an instant, recognizable avatar...

By Kurt 

Automating Global HTTPS Deployment using Fly's API and Ansible

In this article I’m going to show you how to create an Ansible playbook that deploys your S3 static sites and configures...

By Andy 

Fly + Glitch

Updated July 27th, 2018. Please check out this article for updated Glitch + Fly Custom Domain instructions Imagine...

By Kellen 

How to Build an App with Typeform, Zapier, Fly, and Amazon S3

At Fly, we’re on a mission to add a variety of useful and powerful backends, services and applications to our ever...

By Kellen 

Will Adblockers and the GDPR Break Your Service?

Apple’s World Wide Developer’s Conference (WWDC) and Google’s IO are an annual peek into the future of two web technology...

By Kellen 

Custom HTTPS Hostnames, One API Call

Fly announced that our API is now open to the public. One killer feature of the API is the ability to generate custom...

By Kellen 

App Security: Introducing Cross-Site Scripting

When it comes to weaving together distributed applications, backends, and services, many developers wonder whether...

By Kellen 

How to Interpret Site Performance Tests

Everyone wants faster pages! They make you more money! People looking to speed-up their pages often point to a variety...

By Kellen 

What you need to know about HTTP/2

In chatting with other developers, many identify why HTTP/2 is something to be excited about but are unsure how to...

By Kellen 

How Oh My Green Keeps Companies Happy and Healthy

Walking into a bustling tech office for the first time, it was easy to be smitten by the broad selection of chocolate...

By Kellen 

Unified Application Logging

Between monoliths, microservices, serverless functions, and powerful third-party services, you’ll have many different...

By Kellen 

How Posthaven Delivers Forever Content

Sometime during the early nineties, it was time to put my permanent mark on the World Wide Web. What better place...

By Kellen