I’ve obtained a giant announcement to make right here. (The place’s my gong? I really feel like this actually wants a superb gong hit.)
CSS-Tips, this very web site you’re , has been acquired by DigitalOcean!
You possibly can hear from them instantly on the DigitalOcean weblog as effectively.
This would be the most enjoyable if now we have a dialog about it, so enable me to kick it off. I’ll fake to be you at first and then you definately could be you within the feedback.
DigitalOcean? Aren’t they like a… net host?
They’re! An excellent one. You possibly can construct something on DigitalOcean infrastructure (in all probability greatest to consider them as a cloud computing platform that has instruments starting from servers to managed Kubernetes). One factor I believe is especially cool is their new App Platform which to me feels further aligned with front-end builders like me. We’ve lined that earlier than. Additionally, their entire idea of Droplets (tremendous easy servers which can be fast to spin up) has been transformative within the business. However extra importantly about this acquisition… have you ever seen their DigitalOcean Neighborhood website? It’s loaded with top-notch developer training. DigitalOcean has been tremendous dedicated to that for a very long time, and to me makes this a really pure and well-suited transfer.
What occurs to CSS-Tips?
The location and content material is staying proper right here. DigitalOcean is dedicated to persevering with to supply high-quality content material on front-end growth and tending to the trove of content material that exists right here already.
Will you continue to be working CSS-Tips?
I will likely be working with the DigitalOcean crew as an advisor as we transition CSS-Tips to DigitalOcean’s administration, and can then step again to deal with my different tasks.
Once I began CSS-Tips in 2007, I couldn’t have imagined how a lot it might develop. I wished it to develop, that was the plan, however now it’s a far larger job than anyone particular person can do. That, I used to be by no means prepared for.
Let me take a fast second to present some thanks right here. I had the unimaginable assist of Geoff as lead editor, sponsor wrangler, and website supervisor. Robin turned the e-newsletter into the must-read business rag it’s now. It’s a household enterprise as effectively! My spouse Miranda helped with the books, working with authors, and her steerage on working the location as a correct publication has led the location the place it’s. I actually couldn’t have executed it with none considered one of them. And naturally, the unimaginable group of authors, with a particular shout out to Sarah, a long-time employees author and good friend.
A small however mighty crew, certainly. And that’s the factor. CSS-Tips deserves extra human muscle behind it than I’ve been in a position to present for it. That’s the place DigitalOcean is available in. That’s the “why now.” They’ve the sources to place behind CSS-Tips, and the motivation to take action. I totally belief them to do it, as they’ve been efficiently doing it themselves for a very long time.
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