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News, tips & tricks from the Fly team

Using Heroku Postgres From A Fly App

In a previous article, we showed how simple migrating a database-using application. But what we didn't mention was...

Dj Walker-Morgan

Migrating Heroku Database Apps To Fly

How do you handle databases when you migrate an application from Heroku to Fly? Migrating Heroku apps to Fly gives...

Dj Walker-Morgan

Always Be Connecting (with HTTPS)

Making sure your users always connect to the HTTPS secured version of your site is a big concern these days. With...

Dj Walker-Morgan

More Fly Answers To Questions

We get asked questions about Fly in a lot of places on the web which we answer. But, not everyone is everywhere...

Dj Walker-Morgan

Flyctl Builtins - The Fly Changelog for August

Super-simple builtin builders and smart certificates creation - it's all in the latest flyctl (v0.0.139) available...

Dj Walker-Morgan

Sandboxing and Workload Isolation

Workload isolation makes it harder for a vulnerability in one service to compromise every other part of the platform...

Thomas Ptacek

Serve small with Fly.io and GoStatic

Static websites are great for carrying unchanging content, be it assets, images, fonts or even, as in this case,...

Dj Walker-Morgan

Hugo's There - Flying with Hugo and Caddy

There I was wondering what to do about a website for a new community venture I was running where I thought, yes,...

Dj Walker-Morgan

Flyctl Evolved - Fly Changelog

There's a new flyctl (v0.0.137) available for your command line, with cleaner commands and extra helpers. Find out...

Dj Walker-Morgan

Run Apollo Server Close to Your Users

Fly.io can run API servers close to users. It's kind of like a CDN for your GraphQL server. Here's a guide to building...

Kurt Mackey

How CDNs Generate Certificates

It’s been a hectic first couple of weeks at Fly, and I’m writing things up as I go along, because if I have to learn...

Thomas Ptacek

Flyctl meets JSON

We've just shipped a new version of Flyctl and although there's only one new flag added, it's a flag that can change...

Dj Walker-Morgan