In previous posts, we’ve raved about how awesome forms are, especially when you get to take full advantage of them without having to even configure a backend to handle data collection. In this post, we cover how we can turbocharge our form workflows with functions.
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Learn how to use the popular node express.js framework with functions on Netlify.
Immutability is changing - time for an exploration of why Immer is a philosophical fit with React! Why has Immer gained so much love this year, and does it have staying power?
Welcome to the Netlify CLI! The new 2.0 version was rebuilt from the ground up to help improve the site building experience.
A quick rundown on integrating Netlify forms into a Vue application.
Many projects on Netlify are open source - we love it when folks show off with Github ribbons and corners! Here's an easy way to do it without even touching project source code - using Snippet Injection.
Announcing the release of Deploy Summaries. Helping you to understand the status of your deploys even better.
October 29th–30th 2018 brings the premier event to learn how to design, develop, and deploy fast, modern web projects that run without web servers.
We had a big performance issue with rendering large server logs. Now we don't. All thanks to the DevTools Profiler.
Our annual look at the top 10 static site generators according to their popularity on GitHub.
Making it easier for people to get started contributing to open source with a visual representation of your project's dependancy graph
Wildcard certificates comes to Netlify bringing easy HTTPS to your subdomains. Here's a look at what was needed to make this happen, along with some help from our friends at Let's Encrypt.
A retrospective of one of the first international developer conference in Lagos, Nigeria.
Using Netlify to host your project's status page with some help from cState
BitBalloon becomes Netlify Drop. Still the same simple way to deploy a site via drag and drop, but now with access to the more powerful features of Netlify.
An exploration of some of popular static site generators and a little help with finding the right tool to use on your next project.
What "serverless" truly means for developers and 5 characteristics that define a serverless application
What I learned from an experiment to make a world clock from a static site generator and Netlify's build automation.
This tutorial demonstrates how to build OAuth flow with Intercom, simple-outh2 and Netlify functions
Announcing the release of Netlify CMS v2.0, with new BitBucket support and an improved project architecture designed to ease contribution and the extension of features.
Ever wondered how to create an author page in Hugo that displays the author’s name, their bio, and a list of their articles, like Wordpress does? Check out this tutorial to learn how.
Here’s our take on the history of static site generators, current trends, and where we see them heading moving forward (spoiler alert: look for serverless functions and headless CMSs to push the category forward).
This tutorial demonstrates how to build a CRUD backend using Netlify serverless functions and FaunaDB as the datastore.
We’ve started a collection of quick-start website project templates. Whether you're looking for a free Gatsby blog template or a Gulp build pipeline, we've got easy options to deploy them for free in 30 seconds.
If you're hosting your site on Netlify, we'll automatically request a Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate, enabling HTTPS by default.
Get the most out of Gatsby and Netlify with a few handy tips for your setup.
Purchase a custom domain through Netlify and we'll automatically configure your site with DNS and HTTPS.
Protect your Netlify Forms with your own reCAPTCHA 2 site keys.
A short introduction to Netlify's status favicons, and the process and ideas behind their creation.
Learn how we planned, tested, and executed our first multicloud migration that could direct traffic to Google Cloud (GCP), AWS, and Rackspace Cloud on demand, without any service interruptions.
Netlify's AWS Lambda integration now includes support for Node.js 8.10
Take a deeper look at how to use Functions together with Netlify’s Identity feature to access and update user data, and allow your users to send you a message that you receive directly on Slack. All it takes is a little bit of glue code to bring the services together.
Netlify now handles your AWS Lambda functions so you don't have to. Bring all the power of microservices to your site without setting up servers, writing server-side code, or managing multiple accounts.
Create a URL shortener that uses your own custom domain with Netlify Functions and Forms
[Video] Did you know that you can use Netlify's split testing (beta) feature to give your users the ability to opt-in to private betas and version of your site.
In this episode of JAMstack Radio, Brian and Ben are joined by Cloudinary’s Robert Moseley to discuss how his and other developer tools can help free up a lot of bandwidth taken up by poorly optimized videos and images.
When you deploy a site that uses Scrivito CMS, you're actually deploying on Netlify. This means access to all of the workflow essentials like like continuous deployment, domain management, and HTTPS.
In episode 25 of JAMstack Radio, Brian is joined by Johannes Schickling and Soren Bramer Schmidt, the co-founders of Graphcool, a GraphQL backend development framework. They discuss the evolution of GraphQL, the communities that surround it and its use in production.
In Ep. #24 of JAMstack Radio, Brian is joined by Trey Huffine, software engineer at Postmates, an on-demand delivery service based in San Francisco. The pair discusses the pros and cons of server-side rendering and the joys of React. Stick around for the latest picks!
This post provides a closer look at JWT, and an overview on how to implement Netlify’s Identity service. JWT-based access control can be used with any JWT authentication provider, like Auth0 or a even a self-hosted server.
Storybook is built for React, so if you're using Preact you'll need to do a bit of configuration to get it going. This tutorial will help you get up and running with Storybook 3 and Preact.
In the latest episode of JAMstack Radio, Brian invites Kent Dodds to the studio for a chat. Kent describes how he manages to actively contribute to open source projects while balancing a full-time job and a family. He also weighs in on why the developer community has over-reacted to the …
Side projects are especially awesome when they help you solve a real-life problem. During a recent problem-solving expedition I encountered a roadblock that I’d bet prevents a lot of us developers from finishing our side projects: just because a solution is possible, doesn’t mean it’s …
Starting today, managing your custom domain and DNS records on Netlify just got easier, with a redesigned Custom Domains card, and a whole new DNS zones tool.
The open source Netlify CMS has hit 1.0, with the release of an editor-friendly UI and general improvements that yield greater stability and usability.
Webpack is a build tool for modern web applications. When Webpack bundles your application, it recursively builds a dependency graph that includes every module your application needs. From this graph it then packages all of those modules into one or more bundles.
Today Smashing Magazine launched a complete site overhaul, including a tech stack built from the ground up on Netlify and its open source projects. And it's 10x faster than the old site.
At Netlify we ask our users to leverage build tools so we may assist in the deployment of your project and this post will provide the context of what we actually mean by this. These tools package your project into a bundle that’s ready for deployment. They not only create a …
Netlify now gives you control over which branches in your Git repository you deploy as well as how you use Deploy Previews, a snapshot of what your site will look like when its merged.
There are build tools like webpack, gulp, and browserify, but no one knows how to really use them. The confusion to how these tools work prevents users from doing a deep dive and understanding build tools. I am looking answer the why behind build tools by revealing the key features you can …