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JSJ 323: "Building a JavaScript platform that gives you the power to build your own CDN" with Kurt Mackey

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Panel: Charles Max Wood AJ ONeal Special Guests: Kurt Mackey In this episode, the JavaScript Jabber panel talks to Kurt Mackey about Fly.io. At Fly.io, they are "building a JavaScript platform that gives you the power to build your own CDN." They talk about how Fly.io came to fruition, how CDN caching works, and what happens when you deploy a Fly app. They also touch on resizing images with Fly, how you actually build JavaScript platforms using Fly, and more! In particular, we dive pretty deep on: Fly.io Building a programmable CDN High level overview of Fly.io How did this project come together? CDNs didn’t work with dynamic applications Has been working on this since 2008 Extend application logic to the “edge” Putting burden of JavaScript “nastiest” onto the web server Fly is the proxy layer Getting things closer to visitors and users CDN caching Cache APIs Writing logic to improve your lighthouse score Have you built in resizing images into Fly? Managing assets closer to the user Can you modify your own JavaScript files? What happens when you deploy a Fly app Having more application logic DOM within the proxy Ghost React and Gatsby Intelligently loading client JavaScript How do you build the JavaScript platform? And much, much more! Links: Fly.io JavaScript Ghost Gatsby React @flydotio @mrkurt Kurt at ARS Technica Kurt’s GitHub Sponsors Kendo UI Sentry Digital Ocean Picks: Charles GitLab AJ Gitea Black Panther Kurt Packet.net The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu

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