As part of the ongoing Convox 2.0 effort, today I’m excited to offer a preview of the brand new Convox development platform.
These new tools turn your development computer into a platform that you interact with exactly like you do a cloud Platform-as-a-Service. This offers true development and production parity, and makes working on microservices easier than ever.
$ cx apps create creating docs: OK $ cx start build | building: docs build | Step 1/4 : FROM golang:1.8.3 build | Step 2/4 : RUN go get -v github.com/gohugoio/hugo build | Step 3/4 : WORKDIR /app build | Step 4/4 : COPY . . build | running: docker tag 9836064b convox/docs/web:BFGEZTOEXR build | build complete convox | promoting RIJBGELKDA convox | starting: convox.docs.service.web.1 convox | starting: convox.docs.service.web.2 web | syncing: . to /app web | Listening on port 1313 $ cx services NAME ENDPOINT web https://web.docs.convox
Here we created, built and deployed an app to our local machine. It is syncing code changes into the web containers and load balancing traffic between them. We can access it at a friendly URL:
Try it out yourself by following the local development walk through…