Halfway through each month, our newsletter for developers: The Dev Times, brings three reads that our own developers found interesting on the web, and two Transloadit updates that may interest you.

Amazon S3 offers strong consistency

As of now, Amazon S3 directly delivers strong read-after-write consistency meaning all GET, PUT, and LIST operations, as well as processes that change object tags, ACLs, or metadata, are now highly consistent. This applies to all existing and new S3 objects, works in all regions, and is available for free and without impact on performance, making this internet building block much more versatile. Read the post ›

Linux hardening guide - Kernel self-protection

In Madaidan's previous blog, Linux is listed as an insecure operating system and various vulnerabilities that operating system suffers from were discussed. This follow-up blog aims to explain how you can secure Linux as much as possible by utilizing methods such as kernel hardening, firewalls, sandboxing, and many other techniques that help increase security and privacy. The guide is very in-depth and hands-on. Check it out ›

How the new GitHub homepage was built

GitHub is where the world builds its software. Over 56 million developers around the globe are developing and working together on the platform. Now their new homepage is live. They wanted to share their development journey directly from the eyes of their designers and developers, starting with this first in a series of five articles, where they explain how the animated globe was built. Read more ›

Uppy 1.24: Svelte, React hook, Auto Open Image Editor

Uppy's final update of the year 2020, version 1.24, brings with it a plethora of exciting additions. A new experimental Svelte integration, additional React components, an autoOpenFileEditor option for Dashboard, and a Norwegian (bokmål) translation! Check it out ›

HostingAdvice interviewed us this January

The folks over at HostingAdvice have produced a concise article on Transloadit to help spread the word about how our company has been a great asset for developers to automate file uploading and processing tasks for the past eleven years. We're very happy with how it out, and we would like to give special thanks to Sean Garrity who did the interview. Read it all ›