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News, tips, and tricks from the team at Fly

The September Fly Changelog: New Names and Easier Updates

September's changes have been all about making the Fly CLI easier to install, update, and use on every platform...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Sandboxing and Workload Isolation

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

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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,...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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