As our product and platform has grown, documentation has scattered around. One can use Now easily by just following the help on the command line program, but details were also divided between GitHub, our blog posts and product pages.
With our APIs and product offerings maturing and stabilizing, we are proud to introduce our official documentation center. I invite you to read on to learn about how it's structured, what it includes and how it will evolve!
The mission of our company is to bring the cloud to everyone in the world. We want to bring it closer in latency, but also closer in understanding and ease-of-use.
We have made it our mission to try and explain our products from scratch, free of assumptions about how much or how little the reader knows about the Cloud. After all, we are dealing with a new and exciting field. Now is uniquely positioned to make it accessible to everyone.
To this end, you'll find the documentation has been divided into major sections:
This section will walk you through:
The best way to learn how a platform like ours works is through examples of real world applications. With these, we are trying to strike a balance between deploying familiar technologies with new and exciting ones:
These articles dive right into the core functionality of the platform, one article at a time. These are the documentation pages you want to read to find out about implementation details of our platform, or learn how about advanced use cases of a now subcommand.
You can learn about:
Now supports deploying static sites,
Dockerfile for Docker and
package.json for npm and Node.js.
These pages will answer questions like:
Documentation of evolving dynamic systems is at risk of being stale. As experienced developers and API consumers ourselves, we know the frustration of going down the path of following instructions of outdated documentation.
To alleviate this pain, we're introducing a new UI component that you'll be spotting throughout the website:
With this in place, if you stumble across a blog post on Twitter or a Search Engine, you'll instantly know where the original source of truth for that portion of functionality lives.