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URL Shortener

Tools like Cloudflare Workers and Firebase make building scalable web applications much more straightforward. I’ve built a URL shortener before, but I didn’t maintain it, and I knew there was a …

DigitalOcean App Platform

DigitalOcean is beta testing its App Platform, and I am very excited. App Platform is a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offering from DigitalOcean that allows developers to publish code directly to …

DigitalOcean VPC

DigitalOcean VPC is a great addition to DO’s growing list of services, and this one is free! VPC (Virtual Private Cloud) allows you to create virtual network segments. This can be useful for project …

Why a Static Website?

I keep moving this site all over the internet. It has been hosted with InMotion, DigitalOcean, Cloudflare, Firebase, and now AWS S3 and Google Cloud Storage. I once developed a CMS (Content Management …

New site built with Hugo

I recently moved this site from shared hosting to being hosted on an Ubuntu server at home. Next, I installed a plugin that produces a static version of your Wordpress site and uploaded that to …

URL Shortener built with Cloudflare Workers KV

This post is old. I’ve written a new post about how I created a URL shortener. Cloudflare introduced a new service called Workers that I used to build a URL Shortener. Other cloud companies have …