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Going Local with Lando

Platform.sh aims to be a complete solution for web development and hosting, while at the same time offering the flexibility to slot into your own development tools and methodologies. That's a tricky balance to strike at times: Providing a complete solution while offering maximum flexibility at the same time.

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Wildcard support for cookies in the HTTP cache

Platform.sh now supports regular expressions for wildcard cookie matching at the cache layer.
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The Platform.sh build-and-deploy pipeline

A repeatable and consistent build-and-deploy pipeline is an essential part of any modern web application.
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Taking care of your health

One of our most requested features is better built-in monitoring and notification support for user projects. We've just made it easy monitor your projects' health.
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Screencast - Develop your Drupal 8 site with Drush, Composer and Platform.sh

In this tutorial we will see how to quickly deploy a new Drupal 8 site and build a couple of features, in a repeatable, testable and automated way, using a combination of Drupal’s configuration manag
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Platform.sh joins Orange Cloud for Business at Huawei Connect 2017, Shanghai

Monday, September 4th – Paris, France: for immediate release
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When your job is too tough for cron

Cron jobs are good. Cron jobs are nice. But sometimes, a Cron job just isn’t enough. Running a task now and again may be good for some jobs, but what if you have a really big task. A task that needs muscle from a long-running process.
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6 things to do to make your application cloud friendly

As Director of Developer Experience, I get to play with a number of different systems.
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Want to try Platform.sh? Get started for free

If you've been thinking about using Platform.sh, but haven't dipped your toes yet, you might be interested to know that Platform.sh offers a free tri
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Hosting your TYPO3 website with Platform.sh: Part 2 Branching and Workspaces

In the first article in this TYPO3 series, I explained that when you host TYPO3 at
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Why host your TYPO3 website with Platform.sh: Part 1, Git and the Read Only file system

TYPO3 is one of the most powerful Open Source Content Management Systems, but it can only thrive if you leave it room to fully operate.
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Deploy Down Under: Platform.sh is now available in Australia

Our game-changing Continuous Deployment web hosting is now available in an Australian region.
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Containers old, containers new, memcached support, and PHP 7.2

One of the advantages of a fully container-based infrastructure is that we can roll out new versions of containers to support new service versions without impacting current users.
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Now available: Sovereign Hosting Solution in Microsoft Cloud Germany

Microsoft and Platform.sh announce availability of sovereign, end-to-end development and production hosting solution in Microsoft Cloud Germany
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Wrap your head around custom headers

One of the requests we've gotten in the past few months is the ability to customize the HTTP headers that get sent with static assets.
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What is best practice in web application deployment?

For at least the last decade, the best practice process of getting web applications from the developer's environment to the production environment has suffered due to a fundamental limitation imposed by reso
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Various ways to set variables

Platform.sh has always prided itself on offering our customers as much flexibility to control their own projects as we can.
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Getting to 50/50 women men participation: Polyconf, a very diverse conference

In a short month Polyconf, an incredibly cool conference, will be held for the first time in Paris (July 7th to 9th).
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The Ultimate Third Party Resources List on Using Platform.sh

For first-time users of Platform.sh, especially those who had to change up their processes, it can take some time to get used a new way of working.
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Slate.fr revived its DevOps approach with Platform.sh

Ever since the internet and mobile changed the media landscape - making it easier to disseminate news - it is imperative that media companies’ web estates are highly available and have fast deployment capabi
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Screencast - Composer and Continuous Integration

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DevOps gives you wings

DevOps should be seen as a ‘capability’ within your organization, but for some it can be seen as an overhead.
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Sponsoring pre-dotScale and election drinks !

As a Gold sponsor for the dotSecurity and dotScale conferences this year, we wanted to offer the crowd a n
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Free SSL certificates for every project & every environment

At Platform.sh, we believe that all websites deserve to be secure, fast, and feature-rich, and that it should be easy to have all three.
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TYPO3 and Platform.sh: A love letter from Germany

Platform.sh is different. Why? Because it allows developers, editors and project managers to focus on their applications and leave the rest to us.
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Imagine 2017: The New Magento Ecosystem

I just attended my sixth Magento Imagine.  I’ve missed only one and that was the very first that was held near the Los Angeles Airport in 2011.  All I can say is, Magento is back!  That statement might imply they went
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Global App Cache: our managed, tiered CDN feature for global page and asset cache coverage

Caching is a vital part of your web application. Properly implemented, it results in faster page loads, lower latency and fewer requests to your origin server.
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More flexible elastic now available

Elasticsearch is one of the most popular Free Software search engines available. It’s fast, flexible, and easy to work with. It’s also now fully up to date on Platform.sh.
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Now you can save time in a database

(With due apologies to Jim Croce.)
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Oliver Sweeney website revamp with Magento Cloud, powered by Platform.sh oozes sophistication and luxury

When your company sells luxury items, you want your website to offer that same exclusive, stunning digital experience for your customers too.
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Platform.sh expands its US operations to meet growing demand in North America

New US headquarters and CEO relocation in San Francisco. US Board of advisors with senior execs from Twilio, Atlassian, Apple. Aggressive North America recruitment plan.