Feature Friday: AWS S3 backends, smarter images, and Squarespace support

TGIF! We recently released Fly’s open source CDN. It’s a powerful CDN built specifically for developers. Written in TypeScript, it's an edge application that routes requests to different backends and enhances them with middleware. You can use it right out of the box, or fork it and make…

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 giants. This year (2017), both institutions revealed native advertisement and tracker-blockers for Safari and Chrome. Consumers rejoice! No ads! No trackers. But, wait, those can be really useful for developers…

Setup Google Authentication on a Proxy in 5 minutes

During your application development journey, you will need to implement authentication. It's common to use sign-on providers like Google, Facebook, Slack, or Twitter; users enjoy the familiarity and you save time by not building complex authentication systems. There are a couple ways that you might use a sign-on provider: Full…

How to Route Using Cookies

Cookies can be a useful way to store information. They can also be a clever way of routing your users; if the user has a certain cookie, send them there instead of here. We'll show you how to route user sessions based on information contained within an encrypted cookie. We'll…