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Installing & Servicing America’s Propane Needs for over 50 years. Part 2: Building a Serverless Architecture With AWS. In part one of this series, we learned how to host a website in an AWS S3 bucket.

Part 2: Building a Serverless Architecture With AWS

Now that we have our site up and running, the next thing we need to provide is a way to secure it. We want to allow users to create an account on our site and be able to log in. Generally, to accomplish this, we would create a database and an API on a server to authenticate against. Serverless Architectures. Serverless architectures refer to applications that significantly depend on third-party services (knows as Backend as a Service or "BaaS") or on custom code that's run in ephemeral containers (Function as a Service or "FaaS"), the best known vendor host of which currently is AWS Lambda.

Serverless Architectures

By using these ideas, and by moving much behavior to the front end, such architectures remove the need for the traditional 'always on' server system sitting behind an application. Depending on the circumstances, such systems can significantly reduce operational cost and complexity at a cost of vendor dependencies and (at the moment) immaturity of supporting services. Serverless is a hot topic in the software architecture world. We’re already seeing books. How My API-Driven Website Helps Me Travel The World – Smashing Magazine. Recently, I decided to rebuild my personal website, because it was six years old and looked — politely speaking — a little bit “outdated.”

How My API-Driven Website Helps Me Travel The World – Smashing Magazine

The goal was to include some information about myself, a blog area, a list of my recent side projects, and upcoming events. As I do client work from time to time, there was one thing I didn’t want to deal with — databases! Previously, I built WordPress sites for everyone who wanted me to. The programming part was usually fun for me, but the releases, moving of databases to different environments, and actual publishing, were always annoying.

Cheap hosting providers only offer poor web interfaces to set up MySQL databases and an FTP access to upload files was always the worst part. Yemeksepeti: Our Shift to Serverless Architecture. AWS Community Hero Onur Salk wrote the guest post below in order to tell you how he helped his employer to move to a serverless architecture. — Jeff; I’m Onur Salk, AWS Community Hero, AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional, and organizer of the AWS user group in Turkey.

Yemeksepeti: Our Shift to Serverless Architecture

As a Hero, I like to share my AWS experience and knowledge with the community on my personal blog and through meetups with the community. Today I want to share the story behind Yemeksepeti and our shift to serverless architecture. The Story Behind Yemeksepeti. Google Firebase can host your website and single page application. Are you wondering where to host your NextGen website or full blown single page application built using Angular JS or Ionic Framework.

Google Firebase can host your website and single page application

Google Firebase hosting gives you a chance to skip evaluating from various cheap cloud based hosting vendors and rest all in one place. All you need is latest nodejs installed, working data connection and Google Firebase account created. Lets get started, point to the Nodejs official page and download the current version. Then login to you Google Firebase account and create a project.

Part 1: Building a Serverless Architecture With AWS. This is the first in a three-part series which will provide an example of a completely serverless architecture offering data-driven sites with a node backend and federated authentication.

Part 1: Building a Serverless Architecture With AWS

Let’s jump into the first entry and learn how to host our code in an AWS S3 bucket. Hosting can run the gamut of complexity, pricing and maintenance. Some of the things we think about when hosting are security, scalability, reliability and complexity. Setting Up SSL on AWS CloudFront and S3. I setup this blog using S3 as the origin server, CloudFront as my CDN, and HTTPS for roughly $10.

Setting Up SSL on AWS CloudFront and S3

Since there were so many articles to read along the way, I’ve gathered up what worked for me here. Step 0: Background & Assumptions CloudFront offers HTTPS at no additional charge in certain situations. CloudFront takes advantage of an extension to the TLS protocol called Server Name Indication (“SNI”), which allows servers on a single IPv4 address to serve multiple domains over HTTPS. First Steps with Javascript and WordPress - Jay Hoffmann. It starts with a simple maxim.

First Steps with Javascript and WordPress - Jay Hoffmann

Learn Javascript Deeply. That’s what Matt said. Structuring your next WordPress project by Tim Nash. Content Delivery Made Easy. 10up. Phil Crumm on • Yesterday, Washington, D.C.


NPR regional affiliate WAMU released a fully reimagined website in partnership with 10up. The future of WordPress performance: CDNs, HTTP/2, and more. Vasken Hauri on • It’s an exciting time in the WordPress community, with the release of Calypso, a successful inaugural WordCamp US, and WordPress now powering 25% of all websites.

The future of WordPress performance: CDNs, HTTP/2, and more

Maturation of the WordPress REST API is enabling the decoupling of the content management layer from the display layer, which has the potential to further drive adoption; larger teams can write independent code that communicates via the API, reducing blockers and accelerating feature releases. At the same time, the entire Web is poised to undergo a metamorphosis, as HTTP/2 begins to fundamentally change how content is delivered.

While these developments offer tremendous potential for those of us who work with WordPress for a living, I think there are some important considerations to keep in mind as WordPress and the Web move into a new era of maturity and possibility. How to Use REST API for Your WordPress Website? Description: In this article, we will discuss about how Rest API is used to develop websites and mobile apps and the plugins required to install on the website to make the website work effectively. Rest API has already created a lot of hype in the technology world and in fact, this has become a powerful tool to develop mobile apps, catchy and appealing websites, and highly customized themes. In fact, this has made WordPress as a biggest application framework.

Also, many companies are evincing interest in using Rest API for their WordPress websites. WordPress cloud hosting: Shifter goes Serverless - Cloud Academy Blog. WordPress cloud hosting: a paradigm shift in traditional hosting Shifter is a serverless hosting solution for WordPress. It brings serverless technology to one of the most widely used CMS platforms. Here’s how we did it. It’s not you, WordPress. CDN77 Review: A User-Friendly CDN for WordPress Faster Than Amazon CloudFront.

Setting Up CDN77 If you know how a CDN works and what you need to get going it’s a simple affair. If you don’t, there’s an excellent Getting Started guide and 24/5 chat support. Making Your WordPress Website Fly: A Performance Optimization Tutorial. Whether you’re working for a client or developing your own WordPress projects, you don’t need me to tell you that speed matters. A lot. And contrary to the well-known cliche, it’s really the lack of speed that kills when it comes to the web.

If you depend on WordPress for your livelihood, then it had better perform: Shared, VPS, Dedicated or Cloud Hosting? Which is Best for WordPress? There are so many different types of hosting that it can be overwhelming to choose the right one for your WordPress site, but at the same time, it just means there are enough options so you can choose the perfect fit. Speaking personally, when it comes to WordPress, I reckon your own Linux server is usually the best bet.

But when you either don’t have the necessary expertise to set that up or just want a far, far easier life, it’s time to choose a hosting plan. Your main options are shared, virtual private server (VPS), dedicated and cloud hosting as well as using a content delivery network (CDN). The Ultimate Guide to Web Hosting from What the WordPress REST API Means for Ordinary Users (and Not Developers) JavaScript and the WordPress REST API: Understanding the Jargon. Ustwo: An Open Source Example of a React-Powered WordPress Site – WordPress Tavern. Single-Page Apps Are More Complicated Than You Think. Build a SharePoint Single-Page App using nothing but Front-End Code. Universal Javascript in Production - Server/Client Rendering. Progressive web application for Speed using Google Polymers — JSFoo 2016 — HasGeek Talkfunnel. Polymer vs Angular: Which is leading the future of web apps? Progressive enhancement for JavaScript web apps · molily.

Creating search API for restaurants list with Elasticsearch and Express.js. AngularJS: Tutorial: 11 - Custom Filters. Building a Single Page Application with React and Reflux. Angularjs - WordPress-driven, single-page app with universal JavaScript. Enterprise WebApps in ExtJs. Developing Backbone.js Applications - Creating Single Page Applications With WordPress and Angular.js. Angular Universal - How to Build SEO Friendly Single Page Apps. Reimagining Single-Page Applications With Progressive Enhancement. React on the Server for Beginners: Build a Universal React and Node App. Single-page Applications. The Single Page Mindset.