Adding another layer to the stack

Web developers have historically sworn allegiance to two layers of the web stack - frontend or backend. Some even choose both layers, and call themselves fullstack developers. In a typical web application, your backend makes logical decisions on your server. Your frontend makes logical decisions on your users' devices. You…

Building a Laravel Blog App with Fly

Laravel makes it easy to build modern applications with custom domains by providing a powerful routing system which allows developers to build logic around multiple domains in your application. Fly, on the other hand, is an easy and reliable application delivery network, that provides useful services like routing different sources…

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 Fly's global delivery network automatically. You'll be able to spin up fast, HTTPS protected static sites in no time. When it comes to deployment, Ansible is fast becoming…