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Dj Walker-Morgan
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By Dj Walker-Morgan
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The September Fly Changelog: New Names and Easier Updates

Some common requests are addressed this month. One is 'can you let us type "fly" instead of "flyctl"?', and it is a shorter command, that is true. Another is can you 'make updating flyctl easier?', something we are more than happy to do. And in Se...

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Using Heroku Postgres From A Fly App

Heroku supports applications with no apps in them and only add-ons, like Postgres, as a way of providing those services to other applications. As we showed, you can access Heroku Postgres from Fly so it makes it a useful way to get yourself a dat...

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Migrating Heroku Database Apps To Fly

I was recently asked how the database migration in the original Turboku demo worked. For that original demo, the migration was practically automatic. We already knew that you could access a Heroku database from outside Heroku. Since then, Changes ...

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Always Be Connecting (with HTTPS)

At Fly, you'll have already discovered that when you create an app, it appears as http://appname.fly.dev and if you connect there, your browser switches automatically, by redirection, to https://appname.fly.dev. That's how we do it for the fly.d...

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More Fly Answers To Questions

Q: Is it ok to run non-HTTP apps on Fly? From Pier via community.fly.io A: It is, with one caveat: your applications need to have a network service of some kind. Why is that? Well, when your app deploys, we run health checks to ensure you can conn...

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Flyctl Builtins - The Fly Changelog for August

For the latest version of flyctl, we've focussed on making your life fast and simple. From getting your first deployment up and running to setting up a host's certificate. BuiltinsFirst up, we've got the new “builtin” builders which you can selec...

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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, an entire site. Well, I say entire site, but if you saw my last article, you'll know I recently rebranded a Maker organization and nee...

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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, let's generate the site with Hugo, serve it with Caddy and run it all on Fly. Why Hugo and Caddy? Well, they both have good reputation...

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Flyctl Evolved - Fly Changelog

This flyctl release brings in some big changes in the command structure as we move to an app-centric command style. What does that mean? Well, the apps subcommand is being deprecated; we've kept it in place for this release but now all its command...

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Flyctl meets JSON

Say hello to --json or -j for short. This new flag attempts to present all output from flyctl as JSON. If a command queries the Fly GraphQL API, you'll get the JSON data from that call in your output. If a command shows you logs, you'll get the lo...

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Fly Changelog for 9th June

In this edition: a new way to install flyctl (and native Windows installers), new commands in flyctl that let you restart, list and monitor applications, an improved open command and an important update to the Deno Buildpack. Flyctl New instruct...

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Fly Changelog for 29th May

You can get the Changelog in the blog or through an RSS feed of just changelog updates available on fly.io/changelog.xml. There's also a dedicated ChangeLog page with all the recent updates.Most of this week's changelog items are covered in an re...

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