• Overview
    • Django
    • Next.js
    • Drupal
    • WordPress
    • Symfony
    • Magento
    • See all frameworks
    • Observability
    • Auto-scaling
    • Marketing Teams
    • Retail
    • Higher Education
  • Pricing
  • Featured articles
    • Switching to Platform.sh can help IT/DevOps organizations drive 219% ROI
    • Organizations, the ultimate way to manage your users and projects
  • Support
  • Docs
  • Contact
  • Login
  • Free Trial

Screencast - Basic Platform.sh Workflow

December 05, 2016
John Grubb
John Grubb
Director of Customer Care

Hello, and welcome back to the Platform.sh from Scratch series!

As we are likely familiar (from being told if not from actual practice) - Git makes it wonderfully easy to use branching and merging techniques to work on various features of your project. This workflow allows you to keep your “master” branch (representing the production state of your project) in a 100% working state while you develop features and break things in other branches.

The biggest friction point with this workflow has always been when you need to show your work to someone else. This often entails a laborious server setup process so that you can have a hosting environment for your feature branch. The pain and expense of this process can lead to many folks giving up on the branching and merging features of Git and just committing straight to master. This of course comes with its own host of problems, not least is breaking your website when someone pushes a bad change.

This struggle is exactly what Platform.sh was born to relieve. In this screencast I show some of the basic features of Platform.sh and how they help you to restore sanity to the development process ultimately making it faster, easier, and safer to get your features to your adoring audience.

Get the latest Platform.sh news and resources

Related Content

Cover image

A series of unfortunate commits: notable software security stories

AboutSecurity and complianceTrust CenterBoard and investorsCareersPressContact us
Leader Winter 2023
System StatusPrivacyTerms of ServiceImpressumWCAG ComplianceManage your cookie preferencesReport a security issue
© 2023 Platform.sh. All rights reserved.
Supported by Horizon 2020's SME Instrument - European Commission 🇪🇺