May 10, 2017
TL;DR: There is a popular mantra amongst developers that goes like this write, test and deploy. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to deploy your PHP apps to different cloud server platforms such as Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, Heroku, IBM Bluemix, and others.
Introduction to Cloud Servers
Cloud servers are b...
March 10, 2017
Every time I use the word “serverless”, which is somewhat regularly lately, as we’ve had a few articles using the term lately and use the concept at CodePen for a variety of things, I get some version of:
CMON BRAH YOU’RE STILL USING “SERVERS”.
And they aren’t wrong. Yes, when...
March 8, 2017
In our previous proof-of-concept demo, we built a bare bones admin for generating a web page with the ability to edit some text on the page and set the site title and description. For this next demo, we build on our example and add rich text editing and image upload capabilities.
Build a Custom CMS f...
January 19, 2017
Do you have a client that requires absolutely zero downtime?
How about any sites that have unpredictable traffic? Welcome spikes in visitors that can happen anytime, but can be a big problem for web servers.
You should look at Fully Managed Cloud Hosting on Media Temple. It may be the perfect home for these projects. ...
January 9, 2017
Static Site Website Generators have been getting increasingly popular within the last 2 years. Much has been written (like this and this) and there have been many great open source projects and even funded companies launched to help you get up and running.
What if I told you that you could build a Static Site Generator...
December 7, 2016
If you’ve ever wanted to write a web app or API without messing around with the server, Amazon’s Lambda might be what you’re looking for. AWS is a collection of developer tools that Amazon develops and publicly offers.
In this article we will get up and running with Lambda, a new tool in the Amazon W...
March 14, 2016
This article introduces what is probably one of the simplest ways of setting up and running an elastic LAMP stack on the cloud – using Zend Server on AWS.
Note: to be clear elastic does not refer to ElasticSearch here.
More specifically, the workflow described here includes launching a pre-configured AWS CloudFo...