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Kicking off this Design Series with our grid system — the building blocks, the scale that will be used to make a lot of layout decisions, keep a coherent look throughout the app, and make implementation a lot more simple.
A CMS that is open-source but fully-featured and production-ready, that’s as easy to customize as it is to use, and that developers and content editors can build a community around.
There was a modern web renaissance taking place and Smashing planned to be a part of it. After learning their site could be 6x faster if they took advantage of a global CDN, Smashing made the decision to choose the JAMstack and partnered with Netlify to get the job done.
With our new User Interface, some elements were moved around. Here's how you perform a Manual Deploy.
We are beginning to roll out the first of many iterations to our app‘s user interface.
Regularly I see posts on Twitter and Medium about how a clever developer used a hand-built script to build and deploy their websites using git. I applaud the effort and determination but want to mention all others that this doesn't have to be the norm.
Learn about a few ways that distributed systems can communicate.
Your DNS Setup can have a great effect on performance and DDoS resilience.
Learn about the ins and outs of caching at Netlify.
In the latest episode of JAMstack Radio, Brian speaks with Daniel Olson, Lead Developer at J2 Design and Shinichi Nishikawa, WordPress enthusiast and key reviewer in WordPress.org’s Theme Review Team.
Learn how to use Netlify's Playground to test your header rules.
Taking the right steps during the start of web development can result in faster, less bloated, scalable and more secure sites.
A chat on isomorphic rendering in the JAMstack and the staggering performance improvements.
Background and preventive measures for our Feb 2 Origin Outage
There’s no reason to have a massive, unwieldy CMS with a database or a fancy isomorphic monolith when you could have a fast, secure and beautiful static site. But how can you decide if a new site is right for you?
Tips for setup & configuration of a new Netlify site
Progressive Web Apps have everyone interested in improving React's performance and footprint.
Setting up cookies is something pretty trivial in web development. In this post I walk through the process doing it in React.
Locked Deploys help you keep stable versions of your sites in production.
In this episode of JAMstack Radio, Brian Douglas and Mathias Biilmann of Netlify are joined by Serverless’ Nik Graf, co-creator of DraftJS Plugins. On the agenda for this discussion is the emergence of new and better rich-text editors, and how React has changed the game for front-end …
Netlify loves open source and shows that through a variety of initiatives. From spear-heading our own projects, to offering a Pro plan to OS projects, we believe OS is imperative to the future of the modern web category.
GraphQL is an open source query language from Facebook to connect APIs to Frontend applications. GraphQL provides a complete and understandable description of the data in your API and gives clients the power to ask for exactly what they need and nothing more.
In the sixth episode of JAMstack Radio, Netlify’s Brian Douglas and Cassandra Salisbury are joined by Airbnb Frontend Engineer Harrison Shoff for a discussion on linters, what makes for a good style guide and why they are so important for growing engineering teams.
Escape the constant admin and update cycles of those bulky server-dependent softwares such as WordPress, Drupal, and Heroku. Make your site faster with virtually no maintenance so you can spend more time doing what you love (and let us take care of the grunt work).
Best practices on building, deploying and maintaining websites is changing tremendously fast right now. Therefore it has always been one of our goals as a company is to provide plenty of compelling, useful material for our users to choose from.
A review of the causes behind and our reactions to the 22 Nov API/Origin outage
We sat down with Kyle Daigle, manager on the API team at GitHub to chat about how they implement GraphQL into their API at GitHub.
The new "Deploy to Netlify" button helps you launch a new site from a template right away, just one single click required.
This tutorial demonstrates how to create a Serverless project that uploads files directly to S3.
A step-by-step guide on how to make a website using JAMstack practices. Take a blank canvase and turn it into a functional static site.
React also does a great job with returning descriptive error messages when you make mistakes while creating your application. This post will walk through 3 of the most common error messages you will come across when writing React code.
Netlify now detects your yarn.lock files and stores the yarn cache for reusage.
Our CEO Matt Biilmann on public key pinning. HTTPS is important, but make sure to get your certificates right. Part 2
In Episode 4 of JAMstack Radio, Brian and Ryan are joined by engineer David Wells who explains the Serverless Framework and automation using AWS Lambda. The three cover topics including potential pain points of complex microservices, advantages of event-driven architectures, and writing …
Make your site blazing fast with this step-by-step guide on how to deploy a static site or single-page app on Netlify.
Our CEO Matt Biilmann on public key pinning. HTTPS is important, but make sure to get your certificates right. Part 1
Netlify Playground will help you validate Netlify configuration files to deploy them with confidence.
RESTful APIs are great, adding them is simple too!
How we build your site, what can go wrong, and how to fix it
Our head of infrastructure Ryan Neal writes on how the right DNS setup drastically increases performance.
This is part two of a tutorial about the Serverless Framework - In this part we will create custom lambda functions for “Serverless Beer”, a (fictitious) craft beer company.
Join Brian and Rafael Conde in episode 3 of JAMstack Radio as they share their stories of designing and coding for the modern web. The two discuss how both web design and code are evolving at an increasing rate, the proliferation of fantastic build tools, frameworks, and languages, and …
Netlify has an extensive developer API that enables anybody to build integrations and services on top of our service. This tutorial will show how to integrate any service with Netlify by using our OAuth2 provider.
Buying a domain is easy, but when it comes connecting your DNS, things can get confusing. Netlify prides itself in being a tool that offers one-click continuous deploys and are unveiling a new feature today which makes the DNS connection just as simple.
When migrating from Angular to React, should you do a gradual migration vs a complete rewrite?