Presenting FreeBSD! How We Made It Happen.

We're happy to announce that FreeBSD is now available for use on DigitalOcean! FreeBSD will be the first non-Linux distribution available for use on our platform. It's been widely requested because of its reputation of being a stable and performant OS. While similar to other open source unix-like operating systems,…

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Automating App Deployments with User-Data

Automating common development tasks such as building, testing, and deploying your application has many benefits, including increasing repeatability and consistency by removing the potential for interference by "the human element." Deploying your applications by running a single command from the commandline means that your team can spend their time working…

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Thank You To PHP's Top Package Authors!

PHP remains the most popular server-side programming language powering the world wide web and in use by 82% of websites. Metrics focused on server-side languages show that PHP usage has increased by 1% in the past year alone. Much of the growth in the last few years was driven by…

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Goodbye To Hacktoberfest: Events Roundup

Did you meet me in October? I'm Kaushal Parikh aka Cashbagel aka DO's college evangelist. Now that #hacktoberfest is over, it's awesome seeing the pictures you guys took and have been tweeting all month. I was lucky enough to spend every weekend of October attending some of the coolest hackathons…

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