Wednesday, December 21st 2016 (28d ago)

Nathan Rajlich Is a Zeiter

Guillermo Rauch (@rauchg)
Nathan Rajlich (@tootallnate)

It is my pleasure to announce another Zeiter! This time it's Nathan Rajlich, creator of node-gyp and core Node.js committer. Nathan and I have been working together since the LearnBoost & Cloudup days, and he was also a part of the WordPress.com acquisition. To help you get to know him, I put together an informal interview. Feel free to reach out on our Slack community if you want to know more!

Read more

Friday, December 9th 2016 (40d ago)

Our Commitment to Open Source

Guillermo Rauch (@rauchg)

Today we are introducing our Open Source Software projects page (/oss). The goal behind this new section is twofold.

Read more

Wednesday, December 7th 2016 (42d ago)

Using External DNS Services with Now

Olli Vanhoja (@OVanhoja)
Leo Lamprecht (@notquiteleo)

Starting with version 0.35.0 of the now command line interface, we'll provide out of the box support for DNS/CDN services like CloudFlare or StackPath.

This is made possible by a few improvements we've made to the way how now is verifying new domains before you can use them.

Read more

Monday, November 28th 2016 (51d ago)

Deploying Git Repositories

Leo Lamprecht (@notquiteleo)

Until today, the common workflow for deploying a project located on GitHub was cloning it to your device, adjusting it and then running now to shoot it up into the cloud.

With this update, it's getting much easier.

Read more

Thursday, November 24th 2016 (54d ago)

DNS Record Management Through the CLI

Olli Vanhoja (@OVanhoja)
Leo Lamprecht (@notquiteleo)

Since we introduced our own global DNS service zeit.world earlier this year, most of our customers found it to be pretty awesome and instantly decided to let us take care of their domains' resolution.

Today, we'd like to expand this service even further by allowing you to interface directly with our nameservers by making your domain's DNS records editable.

Read more

Friday, October 28th 2016 (82d ago)

Static Hosting using Now

Leo Lamprecht (@notquiteleo)

This time, we'd like to tell you about the perfect workflow when it comes to hosting static applications and sites on now.

Although some developers already found it do be pretty easy, we decided to make it even more straightforward by introducing a new feature for the command line interface.

Read more

Tuesday, October 25th 2016 (85d ago)

Next.js

Naoyuki Kanezawa (@nkzawa)
Guillermo Rauch (@rauchg)
Tony Kovanen (@tonykovanen)

We're very proud to open-source Next.js, a small framework for server-rendered universal JavaScript webapps, built on top of React, Webpack and Babel, which powers this very site!

Read more

Thursday, October 20th 2016 (90d ago)

Say Hello to `now certs`: Advanced Certificate Management Using Now

Olli Vanhoja (@OVanhoja)

As of version 0.26.0 of the now CLI, our users will be able to manage the SSL certificates used in their deployments directly from their device.

Read more

Thursday, October 6th 2016 (104d ago)

The Hyper Plan

Guillermo Rauch (@rauchg)

It's now been 90 days since the first 0.1.0 release of HyperTerm. It's been thrilling to see it grow from a small experimental demo to one of the most popular projects on GitHub this year, with close to 9,000 stars.

Read more

Wednesday, September 28th 2016 (112d ago)

Now.app

Leo Lamprecht (@notquiteleo)

Today we're ecstatic to introduce Now.app, our desktop app and the new distribution model for our cloud toolchain. You can jump straight to the download page, the code or read on for a quick overview!

Read more

Saturday, September 10th 2016 (130d ago)

The Now CLI goes open-source!

Guillermo Rauch (@rauchg)

now 0.25.0 is out with a lot of new features and bug fixes. In addition, we're happy to announce you can now inspect its code, modify it, contribute to it or file issues and suggestions!

Read more

Friday, September 2nd 2016 (138d ago)

Environment Variables and Secrets

Guillermo Rauch (@rauchg)

Today we are introducing a new option, a new command and a new API to manage your deployment's environment variables and secrets.

Read more

Thursday, August 18th 2016 (152d ago)

COBOL in the cloud

Olli Vanhoja (@OVanhoja)

A few days ago we announced support for Dockerfile compilation. In practical terms, it means that now became a universal platform with support for the three primary compilation targets of the Internet:

Read more

Tuesday, August 16th 2016 (154d ago)

Here is `now --public`

Nathan Rajlich (@tootallnate)

offers an OSS plan that gives open-source maintainers free hosting. We believe that if your code is free, the cloud resources you need for your project's demos, docs, APIs and bots should also be free.

Read more

Tuesday, August 16th 2016 (154d ago)

Leo Lamprecht Is a Zeiter

Guillermo Rauch (@rauchg)
Leo Lamprecht (@notquiteleo)

I'm extremely happy to announce Leo Lamprecht is joining the team. Leo found us and emailed us before we had even made our plans or any of our products public.

Ever since, he's been helping on and off shape a lot of our products and polish the little details that matter. Today I'm glad to share that he's now with us full time!

Read more

Monday, August 15th 2016 (156d ago)

Introducing Dockerfile support

Guillermo Rauch (@rauchg)
Tony Kovanen (@tonykovanen)

Today marks a special day in the evolution of and our serverless deployment product offering.

With now 0.20.0 we are introducing the fastest and simplest solution to deploy, build and scale containers in the cloud. If your directory contains a Dockerfile, just type now to deploy it.

Read more

Wednesday, July 27th 2016 (175d ago)

Olli Vanhoja Is a Zeiter

Guillermo Rauch (@rauchg)

I'm delighted to introduce our newest hire, Olli Vanhoja, to the community! I asked him some questions so you can get to know him. Feel free to reach out to him on our new Slack community!

Read more

Monday, July 25th 2016 (176d ago)

Announcing Private npm Support

Tony Kovanen (@tonykovanen)

One of the top requests from our customers has been the ability to deploy projects with dependencies hosted in private npm scopes.

True to our style, as of now 0.19.0 you can deploy such projects with just one command (and a flag):

Read more

Friday, July 22nd 2016 (180d ago)

Introducing Your Dashboard

Naoyuki Kanezawa (@nkzawa)

The experience just got much better!

We've made it really easy to keep track of everything that's happening with your account and deployments.

Read more

Friday, June 17th 2016 (214d ago)

Introducing API Tokens Management

Naoyuki Kanezawa (@nkzawa)

We just introduced a new pane under your account's settings to visualize your API tokens. This includes 3rd party integrations and your existing browser and command line sessions!

Read more

Monday, June 6th 2016 (225d ago)

Node v6

Tony Kovanen (@tonykovanen)

We're very happy to announce that all new deployments to now will be served with the newly released Node.js *6.2.1* effective immediately.

Read more

Friday, June 3rd 2016 (228d ago)

Announcing `micro` 3.0.0

Kevin Roark (@kevin-roark)

We're excited to introduce micro 3.0.0.

Read more

Thursday, June 2nd 2016 (230d ago)

Async and Await

Guillermo Rauch (@rauchg)

JavaScript, in particular Node.js, has been frequently associated with callback hell. If you've written code that deals with a lot of async I/O, you're probably familiar with this pattern:

Read more

Tuesday, May 31st 2016 (232d ago)

Hello `now alias`, Custom Domains and Instant SSL

Guillermo Rauch (@rauchg)

Today we're introducing now alias and with it the easiest way to take your deployments to production. Instantly and securely.

Read more

Sunday, May 15th 2016 (248d ago)

The now API

Guillermo Rauch (@rauchg)

I'm happy to announce the general availability of the now API.

Head over to the documentation, or read on to learn more about the background behind it and what it can do for you.

Read more

Friday, April 29th 2016 (264d ago)

Serve It, Now

Deprecated
Leo Lamprecht (@notquiteleo)

UPDATE: This project is now deprecated. Please use now instead!

A particularly exciting capability of now is that it enables the seamless global delivery of JavaScript applications.

It's a general solution for serving both dynamic and static applications in the cloud.

Read more

Sunday, April 24th 2016 (268d ago)

`now rm` Is Here (and More!)

Tony Kovanen (@tonykovanen)

It's useful to think of now as _git for deployment_.

In git, the current state of a file is made up of lots of little patches made to its original state, that you included with `git add` at some point in the past.

Read more

Thursday, April 21st 2016 (271d ago)

Package Installation Improvements

Tony Kovanen (@tonykovanen)

We've spent a lot of time refining the now deployment process to make installations reliable, fast and predictable.

Read more

Wednesday, April 20th 2016 (273d ago)

Introducing `now ls`

Naoyuki Kanezawa (@nkzawa)

Today we're introducing now 0.10.0. Install or upgrade to it with:

Read more

Wednesday, April 13th 2016 (279d ago)

Why now?

Guillermo Rauch (@rauchg)

Our mission at is to make the cloud fast and easy to use for developers and designers everywhere. In this inaugural post I want to outline a bit of our history, talk about our first product now and our future goals.

Read more