Category: Dev


How To Proxy DigitalOcean Spaces with Nginx on Ubuntu 16.04

DigitalOcean Spaces is an object storage service that is compatible with the S3 API. In this tutorial we will show you how to use Nginx to proxy requests for objects on your Space. Nginx will receive HTTP(S) requests from your users and pass them along to the Spaces service, which will send the results back...


Amazon API Gateway Supports Endpoint Integrations with Private VPCs

You can now provide access to HTTP(S) resources within your Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) without exposing them directly to the public Internet. You can use API Gateway to create an API endpoint that is integrated with your VPC. You create an endpoint to your VPC by setting up a VPC link between your VPC and a...


Symfony 4.0.0 released

Update: read the Hello Symfony 4! blog post for a quick overview of the best new features of Symfony 4 and the best way to upgrade your existing applications to Symfony 4.

Symfony 4.0.0 has just been released. Here is a list of the most
important changes:

bug #25220 [HttpFoundation] Add Session::isEmpty(), fix...


AWS Cloud9 – Cloud Developer Environments

One of the first things you learn when you start programming is that, just like any craftsperson, your tools matter. Notepad.exe isn’t going to cut it. A powerful editor and testing pipeline supercharge your productivity. I still remember learning to use Vim for the first time and being able to zip around systems and...


Symfony 3.4 curated new features

Symfony 3.4.0 is going to be released later today. As for any other Symfony
minor release, our backward compatibility promise applies and this means that
you should be able to upgrade easily without changing anything in your code.
We've already blogged about some great new 3.4 features, but here is a curated
list of the...


Cryptocurrency Mining Scripts Now Run Even After You Close Your Browser

Some websites have found using a simple yet effective technique to keep their cryptocurrency mining javascript secretly running in the background even when you close your web browser.
Due to the recent surge in cryptocurrency prices, hackers and even legitimate website administrators are increasingly using JavaScript-based...


Keeping Time With Amazon Time Sync Service

Today we’re launching Amazon Time Sync Service, a time synchronization service delivered over Network Time Protocol (NTP) which uses a fleet of redundant satellite-connected and atomic clocks in each region to deliver a highly accurate reference clock. This service is provided at no additional charge and is immediately...