Posts with the tag infrastructure:

DigitalOcean App Platform

I’ve been quite impressed with DigitalOcean’s App Platform service. The team there struck a good balance of providing some extensibility while not going so far as to undermine the core value proposition of the service: simplicity. As a quick example: this blog is written using Hugo. It’s hosted on GitHub, and using the DigitalOcean admin console to start hosting the blog was a breeze (and it’s free!).

This said, the more interesting use cases of App Platform comes when it’s combined with Pulumi (I’ll assume some familiarity with Infrastructure-as-Code solutions and how Pulumi differentiates itself). To get started, here’s the Pulumi Python code that’s used to host this blog: