API v2 Officially Leaves Beta

We are very pleased to announce that API v2 is coming out of beta, nine months after its initial release. With this release we wanted to introduce new features not available in v1, while maintaining the level of simplicity developers loved in our first version. To help us keep it simple and stomp out bugs, we called on the community to collaborate with us in a public GitHub repository. The last nine months of collaboration with the community ensured our API remained awesome as we added these new features.

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Atlantis - Our First Underwater Datacenter

We're very excited to be announcing a new region: Atlantis (Datacenter Abbreviation: H2O), submerged in the Straits of Gibraltar. This underwater datacenter will provide unparalleled connectivity to the surrounding countries like Spain, Portugal, Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia.

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Taming Your Go Dependencies

Internally at DigitalOcean, we had an issue brewing in our Go code bases. Separate projects were developed in separate Git repositories, and in order to minimize the fallout from upgraded dependencies, we mirrored all dependencies locally in individual Git repositories. These projects relied on various versions of packages, and the problem was that there was no deterministic way to distinguish which project required what and when.

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What's Your Libscore?

The contributors to Libscore, including our own Creative Director Jesse Chase, wanted to offer this post as a thank you for all the support the project has received. Julian Shapiro launched Libscore last month hoping that the developer community would find the tool useful, and continues to be grateful for all of the positivity and constructive feedback throughout the web.

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