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If you only learn 5 Docker Compose commands, it should be these

In my previous blog post, I gave a brief introduction to containerisation, and the differences between Docker and Docker Compose. Here I’m going to share the Docker Compose commands that I use on a daily basis and have found the most essential. In my opinion, if you only learn 5 Docker Compose commands, they should […]

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A beginner’s guide to Docker and containerisation

I joined Resolver in February 2020 and was put into the Accord team, working on a brand new project (they had literally typed the words ‘rails new’ the week before I joined). This meant I would be involved from the ground up, that I would see the app grow and develop from the very start, […]

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Granting time-limited access to assets in S3 using CloudFront

There was a time when asset storage was one of the problems facing web app developers – maybe you stored assets on the web server (easy if you only have one, more difficult if you need to sync them up between multiple servers), or maybe you had a shared disk mounted using NFS. In any […]

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How to redirect an apex domain to www using CloudFront and S3

A common issue for developers and operations staff when it comes to domain names is whether to choose the apex domain (e.g. example.com) or the www subdomain (e.g. www.example.com) as their primary domain, and then how to redirect one to the other. Choosing to use www over the apex At Resolver, we use AWS for […]